Special Report

Lancaster, Pat
November 1998
Middle East;Nov98, Issue 284, p23
Presents an interview with His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman, comments on the transformation of Oman from a undeveloped desert backwater to a cosmopolitan, regional center of banking and commerce. Information on investment in Oman; When Sultan Qaboos took power of the country; Details on education in Oman; Reference to Oman's privatization program.


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