Statement by President Trump on Syria

THE WHITE HOUSE  Office of the Press Secretary           For Immediate Release                      April 13, 2018     STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT TRUMP ON SYRIA  Diplomatic Room    9:01 P.M. EDT   THE PRESIDENT:  My fellow Americans, a short time ago, I ordered the United States Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the ...
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Editor-in-Chief of State Magazine Shares Photography Expertise in Oman

In cooperation with the Omani Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Information, American photographer Isaac Pacheco, Editor-in-Chief of State Magazine, conducted workshops for the Oman Photography Association and the Oman Journalists Association on December 6. Both workshops highlighted the power of images in communicating messages to different audiences. Pacheco also demonstrated practical techniques to ...
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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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PRESS RELEASE: Omanis Still Need a Visa to Travel to the United States

EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA // MUSCAT, OMAN Original PDF Press Release (305 KB) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2017 Omanis Still Need a Visa to Travel to the United States The U.S. Embassy in Muscat stands ready to assist visitors applying for visas to the United States. All visitors who are not U.S. citizens or green card holders ...
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Press Release: SelectUSA Investment Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 5, 2017 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit — Call for Applications The 2017 SelectUSA Summit will take place June 18-20, 2017, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor, in the Washington, D.C. area. Participants are expected to pay for all costs. The two-and-a-half day program will include plenary ...
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Press Release: Omanis Still Need Visa

Original Press Release PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 14, 2017 Omanis Still Need a Visa to Travel to the U.S. The U.S. Embassy is aware of misinformation circulating on social media, claiming that President Trump signed an executive order that Omanis can visit the U.S. without a visa.  This information is false; Omanis still need a visa to travel ...
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Press Release: Omanis Still Need Visa

Original Press Release PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2016 Omanis Still Need a Visa to Travel to the U.S. The U.S. Embassy is aware of misinformation circulating on social media, claiming that Oman is included in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). This information is false; Oman does not currently participate in the VWP. For information on the 38 ...
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New International Religious Freedom Report

Want to know about the state of Religious Freedom around the globe? The State Department has just published the International Religious Freedom Report for 2015 . The Report begins its discussion of Religious Freedom around the world with a powerful story: Executive Summary from the Religious Freedom Report: March 19 began as an ordinary day for 27-year old Farkhunda Malikzada. Farkhunda lived in ...
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates National Day at Grand Hyatt

The U.S. Embassy celebrated its 240th year of independence on the evening of May 30 at the Grand Hyatt Muscat. U.S. Ambassador to the Sultanate, Marc J. Sievers, welcomed guests to the festivities—including Omani dignitaries from government and private sectors. He passed along his best wishes for the health and prosperity for His Majesty Sultan ...
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U.S. and Oman Sign Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement

On January 22, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Omani Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs His Excellency Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah signed a U.S.-Oman Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement in Davos, Switzerland. In the new Agreement, the United States and Oman announce their intention to strengthen and broaden the scientific and technological capabilities ...
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International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day, we can remember the women of the past. We can celebrate the women of today. And we can lay the foundation for the women of tomorrow. But most importantly, we can pledge to make a change, knowing that our world can reach its full potential only when women and girls are ...
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The United States of America and the Sultanate of Oman: More than Two Centuries of Friendship

The friendship between the United States and Oman dates back over two hundred years when the American ship the Boston Rambler sailed to the port of Muscat in 1790. The two countries signed the “Treaty of Amity and Commerce” in 183—the first bilateral accord between the U.S. and an Arab Gulf state.In 1840, the Sultan’s ...
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President’s Message for His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman on the occasion of 45th National Day

Your Majesty: On behalf of the United States of America, I send warm greetings and congratulations as the Sultanate of Oman celebrates its 45th National Day November 18. This anniversary marks a milestone in the Sultanate’s continued path towards prosperity and stability, achieved through your guidance, wisdom, and steady hand.  I look forward to continuing ...
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U.S. Celebrates 35 Years of Hydrographic Cooperation with Oman

By U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Public Affairs Manama, Bahrain (November 9, 2015) – A reception recognizing 35 years of cooperation in hydrographic surveying took place aboard the Pathfinder-class oceanographic survey ship USNS Bruce C. Heezen (T AGS 64) in Muscat, Oman, on Nov. 9. Hosted by U.S. Ambassador Greta C. Holtz and U.S. Oceanographer ...
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Delivery of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

The U.S. Embassy congratulates Boeing and Oman Air on the delivery of the first of six Boeing 787 Dreamliners to Oman. As American-made aircraft, the Boeing Dreamliners are able to enter Oman tariff free, due to the Oman-U.S. Free Trade Agreement. Oman Air’s award-winning service, coupled with Boeing’s super-efficient products, provide customers with an unparalleled ...
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USA Participation in EduTraC

Seeking to contribute to Oman’s impressive higher education initiatives, EducationUSA is pleased to continue its tradition of supporting EduTraC this year and looks forward to joining the Omani government and EduTraC organizers in welcoming 16 U.S. colleges and universities to the exhibition. “We are delighted that so many Omani students are selecting America as their ...
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FTA Awareness Seminar

On September 9, the United States Embassy, in collaboration with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and ROP Customs delivered a U.S.-Oman Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Awareness Seminar. The program was held in the OCCI’s Salalah office. Over 50 government and private sector ...
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Statement by the President on Murders of Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, Deah Shaddy Barakat, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Yesterday, the FBI opened an inquiry into the brutal and outrageous murders of Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, Deah Shaddy Barakat, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. In addition to the ongoing investigation by local authorities, the FBI is taking steps to determine whether federal laws were violated. No one in the United States ...
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Government of Oman Provides Critical Assistance to Safe Departure of U.S. Embassy Sana’a Personnel

Muscat – The White House and the United States Department of State expressed gratitude and admiration to the Government of Oman yesterday for its role in securing the temporary relocation of American diplomats departing the U.S. Embassy in Sana’a, Yemen. Under the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the Omani government ensured a ...
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