Discover America 2019

Overview The Oman American Business Center (AmCham Oman), the U.S. Commercial Service, and the U.S. Embassy are pleased to announce the launch of the fifth annual Discover America campaign in Oman.  The regional campaign will launch in Oman from October 11 to October 19, then subsequently launch in the U.A.E., Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait.  The …

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Weather Alert – Cyclone Hika

Weather Alert – Cyclone Hikaa U.S. Embassy Muscat, Oman September 24, 2019   Based on information from the Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA), U.S. Embassy Muscat advises U.S. citizens that cyclone Hikaa is approximately 200 kms away from Masirah Island.  The cyclone includes heavy rains and winds ranging from 45 to 55 knots and …

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U.S. Embassy in Muscat Celebrates Department of State 230th Anniversary

July 27 marks the 230th anniversary of the U.S. Department of State. Deputy Chief of Mission Stephanie L. Hallett and all of us at the U.S. Embassy in Muscat are proud to celebrate this milestone and be part of the State Department’s diplomatic efforts to strengthen our global partnerships and alliances. #StateTurns230

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AFCENT Band Builds Relationships Using the Universal Language of Music

The U.S. Air Forces Central Command (AFCENT) Band is a U.S. military band deployed specifically to play popular music throughout the region.  The band is comprised of servicemen and women who use their musical talents, serving in the United States Air Force as full-time musicians. They perform to boost morale as well as share American …

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U.S. National Day Celebrates U.S.-Oman Ties

On April 29, at Al Bustan Palace, the U.S. Embassy in Muscat celebrated the 243rd anniversary of the independence of the United States of America. U.S. Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman Marc J. Sievers welcomed guest of honor His Excellency Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Obaid Al Saidi, Minister of Health, as well as …

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TechCamp Oman 2019: Innovative Strategies for Future Entrepreneurs

On March 1-2, The U.S. Embassy in Oman sponsored a hands-on, practical TechCamp event entitled “Innovative Strategies for Future Entrepreneurs” in collaboration with Knowledge Oman, Information Technology Authority (ITA), and Sultan Qaboos University.  The two-day event connected young technology students and budding entrepreneurs with accomplished business professionals and technology experts. These local and international trainers …

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U.S. Embassy Muscat Excited about Participation in Muscat Festival 2019

For the second year in a row, the United States Embassy participated in Muscat Festival in Al Amerat Park from January 31 to February 9. The U.S. Embassy booth was focused on a “Wild West” theme and featured iconic images of America’s frontier during the 1800s.  The Western theme extended to games like pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey, cowboy …

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Discover America Festival 2018

During the month of October, the U.S. Embassy, along with the local AmCham and our other Discover America Festival partners, will be highlighting the strong economic relationship between Oman and the United States, as well as promoting world-class American businesses and brands in Oman. Discover America will feature a wide variety of events, activities, and …

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Presidential Message on Eid al-Fitr

Melania and I wish Muslims across the United States and around the world a blessed Eid al-Fitr. Eid marks the end of a month of reflection and a return to daily life with a renewed sense of joy and love for our fellow man. It is a time to practice forgiveness and an opportunity to …

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Discover America 2017 highlights

The U.S. Embassy proudly supported “Discover America” promotions from October 29 to November 12, 2017. The annual “Discover America” campaign aims to promote U.S. products and trade with Oman. On October 29, Deputy Chief of Mission Stephanie Hallett inaugurated the two-week campaign at an “American Food Night” reception at Oman Avenues Mall sponsored by the …

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EduTraC Oman 2017

Visit us at EduTraC 2017! Are you interested in studying in the United States? Come speak with representatives from the U.S. Embassy and U.S. colleges and universities during EduTraC Oman. The annual higher education, training, and career expo is taking place October 29-31 from 10:00 to 13:00 and 16:00 to 20:00 at the Oman Convention …

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Calendar of Events 

October 7-13, 2018 AMERICAN PRODUCTS SHOWCASE AT LULU Venue: Select Lulu Hypermarkets across Muscat October 8, 2018 FTA SUCCESS STORY: OPENING OF 3rd STREET DONUTS Venue: 3rd Street Donut store, Seeb DISCOVER AMERICA LAUNCH EVENT WITH OMAN AMERICAN BUSINESS CENTER* Venue: Hormuz Grand * By Invitation only October 12, 2018 FRIDAY BBQ BRUNCH Venue: Hormuz …

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