Latest Dhofar Stories

2008-08-31 15:00:38

According to Oman News: Under the auspices of Maqbool bin Ali Sultan, Minister of Commerce and Industry and Chairman of the Free Zone Committee, a celebration was held at Dhofar governorate today to mark signing a number of agreements and opening of a number of projects at the Salalah Free Zone.The agreements signing ceremony was attended by Ahmed bin Abdulnabi Macki, Minister of National Economy & Deputy Chairman of the Financial Affairs & Energy Resources Council, Yousuf bin Alawi...

2008-07-17 15:00:36

july 17, 2008According to oman news: sheikh abdullah bin salim al rowas, minister of regional municipalities and water resources today visited water projects in dhofar governorate including the salalah protection dam against hazardous floods, as well as, other projects being implemented by the ministry in dhofar governorate. during the visit, the minister met with the water resources management officials in the governorate. he was briefed by the dam's officials on the construction progress of...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.