Oman: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

UAE: First Arab Country to generate electricity from coal

Published: November 28, 2020

The United Arab Emirates recently became the first and probably the last Arab country to generate electricity from coal. The coal plant, Hassyan is to be set up in Dubai at 3.4 billion USD. The capacity of the plant will be 600 MW. Later, the capacity of the plant is to be increased to 2,400 ..

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Haitham bin Tariq Al Said sworn in as the New Sultan of Oman

Published: January 13, 2020

The Royal Family of Oman named Haitham bin Tariq Al Said as the new Sultan of Oman following the death of his cousin on Friday 10th January 2020- the longest-serving monarch of the Arab world –Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said. Haitham bin Tariq Al Said was serving as the Minister of Heritage and Culture ..

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EAM to visit Sultanate of Oman on 24th December

Published: December 23, 2019

The External Affairs Minister(EAM) of India, Dr. S JaiShankar is completing his visit to Iran on the 23rd of December from where he will head towards the Sultanate of Oman on Tuesday, 24th December 2019. The Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman, Yousuf Bin Alawi bin Abdullah invited the Indian External ..

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Abu Dhabi named World’s Leading Sports Tourism Destination 2019

Published: December 10, 2019

The capital city of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi has been named as the World’s leading sports tourism destination for the seventh time in a row. The award was declared at the 26th edition of the annual World Travel Awards(WTA). The World Travel Awards was founded in 1993. Awards were presented in over 50 ..

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Strait of Homruz: The Artery of Oil

Published: June 14, 2019

Recently two tankers were targeted in suspected attacks near the strategic Strait of Hormuz which is a vital waterway for global oil shipments. Strait of Hormuz The Strait of Hormuz is a strait between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. It provides for the only sea passage from the Persian Gulf to the ..

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