Latest Muscat Governorate Stories

2011-04-27 03:07:00

MUSCAT, Oman, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Next month's Oman Power & Water Summit will feature a highly impressive lineup of speakers with the confirmed participation of top government officials, the senior management of private companies, industry experts and other prominent personalities in the Sultanate's vibrant power and water sector. The roster of high-profile speakers will be led by the Chairman of the Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW), H.E. Mohammed...

2011-03-06 07:47:00

DUBAI, UAE, March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The number one seaplane tour operator in the Middle East has now teamed up with Oman Air to bring its spectacular sightseeing tours to Oman. The official carrier for the Sultanate of Oman, Oman Air is respected for its professional attitude and recommended for its punctuality and service excellence. Founded by the Government of Oman, Oman Air as witnessed rapid growth since the time it was established. With partnerships with other...

2010-11-04 07:21:00

DUBAI, UAE, November 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Oman Infrastructure Report Q4 2010, published recently by companiesandmarkets.com, Oman's infrastructure sector will remain one of the most active in the region thanks to continued government spending, the economy's relative insulation from the downturn and the focus on reforming its investment climate to attract foreign investors. The same report states that 'the construction industry is valued at US$3.7bn this year and...

2009-07-15 06:27:00

MUSCAT, Oman, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing together global experts to discuss the issues related to establishing an integrated, tri-service logistics capability, Joint Military Logistics will be held between the 4th-6th October 2009 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Muscat, Oman. It has become increasingly clear that in order to meet the challenge of supporting military operations, military forces must eliminate stovepipes and increase integration by collaborating within and across...

2008-09-23 15:00:23

According to Oman News: Air Blue, a private firm from Pakistan, which launched today its direct flight to Muscat, will operate three weekly flights from Lahore to Muscat Sarosh Bhatti, Marketing Manger, Air Blue said, "MuscatLahore flights aimed at serving the growing number of passengers between the Sultanate and Pakistan and pointed out that the company will increase the number of flights to Muscat during the coming period."The company is planning to expand the destinations by adding two...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'