Saturday, 20 Apr 2019 | 15 Shaban 1440

MECA launches contest to reduce plastic pollution

MECA launches contest to reduce plastic pollution

To cut down on plastic waste and encourage the establishment of plastic recycling firms, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs (MECA) on Tuesday launched the ‘Best Environmental Initiative Award for Reducing Plastic Pollution’ contest under the auspices of its Undersecretary H E Najeeb bin Ali al Rawas.

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Pact for Oman’s first 1MW rooftop solar system signed

Pact for Oman’s first 1MW rooftop solar system signed

As Oman embarks on achieving its ambitious goal of turning 30 per cent of its energy sources into renewable energy by 2030, Khimji Ramdas (KR) is adding to the momentum by announcing a strategic partnership with Nafath Renewable Energy, a leading SME in renewable energy sector to design, develop, install and commission solar energy systems in Oman.

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Matalan opens third store in sultanate

Matalan opens third store in sultanate

One of UK’s leading department store housing a comprehensive selection of homewares and clothing for women, men and kids, Matalan continues to make its presence wider in the Middle East. Just after the opening of its recent stores last month, Matalan is opening another branch in Mall of Muscat, making it the third store in Oman and bringing the number of Matalan branches to 26 in GCC.

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