Eldest son of Oman’s sultan becomes first crown prince

MUSCAT: The oldest son of Oman’s sultan became the first crown prince in the country’s history as the Gulf state published a new “fundamental law” stipulating the line of succession. Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said issued a decree setting

980,000 Pakistanis sent abroad for employment in last two years: SAPM Bukhari

KARACHI: Around 980,000 Pakistanis have been sent abroad for employment in the last two years by the incumbent government. The was stated by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Syed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari.

Oman cricketer banned for seven years over spot-fixing

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned Omani player Yousuf Abdulrahim Al Balushi from all cricket for seven years after he accepted four charges of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. The charges related to the ICC Men’s T20 World

Sultan Qaboos was a great man, says FM Qureshi

MUSCAT: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has expressed his condolence over the passing of Oman’s  Sultan Qaboos calling him a great man. Shah Mahmood Qureshi who is currently on a regional peace mission, earlier arrived in Oman to offered his

World leaders in Oman to pay homage after death of Sultan

MUSCAT: Prince Charles of Britain and Prime Minister Boris Johnson joined regional leaders in Oman on Sunday to offer their condolences to the royal family following the death of long-ruling Sultan Qaboos. A ceremony at the Alam Palace in Muscat

Pakistan won’t be part of any regional conflict: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday called for immediate measures for de-escalation in the Middle East saying Pakistan will not be part of any conflict in the region. The prime minister expressed deep concern over the evolving situation in

President, PM congratulate Sultan of Oman on 49th National Day

ISLAMABAD: The President Dr. Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan have congratulated Sultan of Oman His Majesty Qaboos bin Said Al Said on the auspicious occasion of 49th National Day of Sultanate of Oman. In their congratulatory messages, the

Omani commander lauds PM’s efforts to reduce Middle East tensions

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Staff of Sultan’s Armed Forces Oman Lt General Ahmed Bin Harith Al Nabhani called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday and  lauded his initiative for de-escalation of tensions in the Gulf and promoting regional peace and