Bou Saab explores with Hale conference over educating displaced Syrians

APRIL 8, 2014 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Education and Higher Learning Minister, Elias Bou Saab, on Tuesday received at his office the US ambassador David Hale and discussed with him the preparations for the forthcoming World …

BFS HOLDS GRADUATION CEREMONY

MUSCAT: Under the auspices of H E Hamed bin Khamis al Amri, Undersecretary, Ministry of Manpower for Labour Affairs, College of Banking and Financial Studies (CBFS) held its graduation ceremony on April 2 at Al Bustan Palace hotel with 217 …

MAN-UK TIES FOCUS ON DEFENCE, TRADE, EDUCATION AND CULTURE

MUSCAT: Oman and UK have said that the focus of bilateral cooperation will be trade, defence and security, education and culture. This was announced recently in a joint statement by Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamood al Busaidi, secretary general …

MoHE dismisses allegations by students against Polish varsity

By: Maryam Khan

Muscat: The Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) has dismissed allegations levelled by Omani students on the quality of courses offered at the Warsaw University of Technology in Poland.

Speaking to reporters after a press conference on Monday, …

TOP RATING FOR CADILLAC IN J D POWER STUDY

MUSCAT: Cadillac improved to third place among automakers and two of its nameplates ranked highest in their respective segments in the 2014 J D Power Vehicle Dependability Study.

The study rates vehicle problems experienced during the past 12 months by …

MOSD CONTINUES LECTURES ON MAWADAH PROGRAMME

MUSCAT: The Ministry of Social Development (MoSD), represented by the Directorate of Family Guidance and Counselling, is holding introductory lectures about Mawadah, the national marital guidance project.

A press release said that the guidance project specifically targets students at academic …

AZZAN BIN QAIS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL RAISES RO1,650 FOR WFP

MUSCAT: Azzan bin Qais International School in Muscat recently launched a fundraiser in aid of the WFP’s Red Cup Programme.

The food assistance branch of the United Nations – the World Food Programme (WFP) – is the largest humanitarian organisation …