Muscat is the capital of Oman with a population size of over 1.56 m as on Sept, 2015. Muscat serves as a very important trading port of Indian Ocean. Since, 1970 Muscat has experienced rapid infrastructural development that has led to the growth of a vibrant economy and a multi-ethnic society. The city mixes high-rises and upscale shopping malls with landmarks such as the 16th-century Portuguese forts, Mirani and Jalali, looming cliff-top over Muscat Harbour.
Muscat's economy, like that of Oman, is dominated by trade. The more traditional exports of the city included dates, mother of pearl, and fish. Many of the souks of Muttrah sell these items and traditional Omani artefacts. Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has been central to Muscat's economy since at least 1962 and is the country's second largest employer, after the government. PDO's major shareholders include Royal Dutch/Shell, Total, and Partex and its production is estimated to be about 720,000 barrels per day. Muscat also has major trading companies such as Suhail Bahwan Group, which is a trading partner for corporations such as Toshiba, Subaru, Seiko, Hewlett Packard, General Motors and so on.
Omantel is the major telecommunications organization in Oman and provides local, long-distance and international dialling facilities and operates as the country's only ISP. Recent liberalization of the mobile telephone market has seen the establishment of a second provider — Nawras. Muscat is home to multibillion-dollar conglomerate Ck Industries with their headquarters located in Ruwi. Ajman based Amtek Industries also have a couple of offices around the city. It is also home to Galfar Engineering, headed by P. Mohammed Ali. The airline Oman Air has its head office on the grounds of Muscat International Airport.
Muscat has everything in itself to be called as a dream city for job seekers all over the globe. For decades labourers and professionals from India, Pakistan and other Asian countries have been able to find suitable jobs in Muscat. The city of Muscat is generating huge job opportunities across different sectors and is all set to create life time careers and dreams of millions. The need is to identify the best of job opportunities through various sources including competent overseas recruitment agencies of repute.
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Courtesy: Gulf Job Consultants