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MOH hosts workshop in collaboration with WHO Oman

MOH hosts workshop in collaboration with WHO Oman

Muscat: The Ministry of Health (MOH) represented by the Directorate General of Quality Assurance Centre (DGQAC) is hosting a virtual Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop on the Implementation of the WHO Patient Safety Friendly Initiative (PSFHI)…

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Surprise workplace checks to curb virus spread

Surprise workplace checks to curb virus spread

Muscat: With the number of Covid-19 cases increasing at an alarming rate over the past month, the government has warned of random inspections of workplaces in the coming days. The government is also considering raising…

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Abu Dhabi Govt workers discuss health guidelines

Abu Dhabi Govt workers discuss health guidelines

About 200 representatives from Abu Dhabi government entities attended a virtual workshop for health and safety personnel conducted by the Department of Government Support – Abu Dhabi (DGS) to discuss the recommended preventive guidelines issued…

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Covid-19 updates: Delivery profession to be Omanised

Covid-19 updates: Delivery profession to be Omanised

Muscat: Supreme Committee members are addressing the media today. Here’s the latest update: 1- Minister of Health: We have no indication that the opening of some commercial activities caused an increase in the number of cases…

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Over 5,000 trainees benefit from Sawaed programme

Over 5,000 trainees benefit from Sawaed programme

Muscat: Oman Logistics Center (OLC) at ASYAD Group, conducted Sawaed programme, training sessions for 5,203 students and career guidance professionals from various governorates of the Sultanate. The programme’s participants earned practical skills in the logistics sector…

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Over 10 workers’ rights violations recorded

Over 10 workers’ rights violations recorded

Muscat: The General Federation of Oman Workers has recorded 16 reports of workers’ rights violations within a span of five days. According to the federation, the reports included a deduction of wages, forcing workers to go…

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SASF Board meets

SASF Board meets

Muscat: The Board of Directors of Sports Activities Support Fund (SASF) held on Sunday its second meeting for 2020. The meeting was chaired by Shaikh Saad bin Mohammed Al Mardhouf al Saadi, Minister of Sports Affairs…

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Expats can change jobs after contract expiry

Expats can change jobs after contract expiry

Muscat: Starting from next year, NOCs will be cancelled and expats workers will be allowed to move from employers to another. Government Communications Centre said in a statement, “In order to enhance the attractiveness and…

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Over 40,000 work permit renewal requests made in Oman in May

Over 40,000 work permit renewal requests made in Oman in May

Muscat: More than 40,000 requests have been submitted electronically on the website of the Ministry of Manpower, to renew work permits for expat workers during the month of May, Oman News Agency (ONA), announced . ONA…

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Employees increasingly settling disputes outside court: ISFU report

Employees increasingly settling disputes outside court: ISFU report

Muscat: Employees are increasingly settling labour disputes with employers out of court according to the just published 2019 Annual Report of the Implementation Support and Follow-up Unit (ISFU). The percentage of disputes that were resolved amicably…

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