Murder rates not high in Oman
"The murder rate during 2022 in Oman is not high," said the Assistant Public Prosecutor, Maysa Zahran Al-Ruqaishi, in an exclusive interview for “Ma’a Shabiba” show on Shabiba FM ( our Arabic language FM station). She stressed that what is being circulated and believed by some people regarding the increase in such crimes is due to the proximity in the occurrence of murders recently, as well as to the convergence of the method of committing such crimes, with which society is not familiar.
She added that all murder cases that occur and other cases are subject to extensive study by Public Prosecution employees and specialists in sociology.
Omani-Saudi trade exchange sees a massive 219% increase
The volume of trade exchange between Oman and Saudi Arabia has seen a massive 219 percent increase between the two countries until September 2022 compared to 2021, said Qais Mohammed Al Yousef, Oman's Minister of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion (MoCIIP). This was stated by the minister while addressing the Omani-Saudi Investment Forum, being held in Riyadh on Wednesday. The forum also discussed means of enhancing the long-term economic partnership between the two countries in investment and industrial sectors.