Ramadan is an auspicious month for Muslims across the world but it is important to keep safety always on topmost priority. Most people overlook health-related issues during this month.
(Muscat Daily, page 1, April 22)
This month, a group of international schools in Muscat are teaming up to tackle the problem of plastic pollution by asking people all over Oman to take their Earth Day Challenge.
I would like to bring to your attention the ignorance shown by some experienced drivers who don’t follow general rules and regulations while driving and don’t even think about the person driving either ahead or behind them who may be a new licence holder.
It is quite disturbing to read and listen to stories of continuing animosity between the people of India and Pakistan.
Public opinion on the streets of Muscat
Living as a refugee can be difficult. I came in close contact with a young girl who is a refugee in Europe. Her story is really heartbreaking as she has experienced many challenges in her life. She fled from Syria because of political turmoil and civil war. Considering her personal situation, one can see the magnitude of the refugee crisis in Europe.
Oman's economy is largely depended on oil revenues, but international oil prices continue to vary every few days. With no certainty of oil prices fetching higher prices, the economy too feels the pressure. When will the Sultanate stop relying on this sector and look for other avenues to contribute to Oman's economy?