It was built in the 1650s by the second Ya’rubi ; Imam Sultan Bin Saif Al Ya'rubi, although its underlying structure goes back to the 12th century.It is Oman's most visited national monument. The fort was the administrative seat of authority for the presiding Imams and Walis in times of peace and conflict. The main bulk of the fort took about 12 years to complete and was built above an underground stream. The fort is a powerful reminder of the town's significance through turbulent periods in Oman's long history. It was a formidable stronghold against raiding forces that desired Nizwa's abundant natural wealth and its strategic location at the crossroads of vital routes.



Bank Sohar has emerged as one of the leading banking institutions in the Omani Market setting benchmarks in the banking sector. The Bank has done extremely well during the past years of its operations in the Sultanate marking its footprint within the economy.

The Bank’s management ensures that the strategy followed by the Bank revolves around the economy and therefore with the evolution of the banking sector within the country to introduce Islamic Banking, Bank Sohar planned for the introduction of its Islamic Banking Window – Sohar Islamic. Sohar Islamic logo represents a new bloom or start of a new era in Islamic banking in Oman. Each form is inter-connected to reflect the bond between the customer and the bank and on the bond between the customer and their Islamic values. The identity is ever growing and evolving, in essence sharing the promise of Sohar Islamic, to provide its customers with dynamic products and services, that is in line with the Islamic principles.



Oman Broadband provides and maintains a broadband infrastructure for service providers (Omantel / Ooredoo) in the Sultanate and does so without discrimination, whilst striving to achieve maximum coverage across the Sultanate.

The Bank’s management ensures The company seeks to cooperate with other infrastructure service providers such as water, electricity, gas and sanitation projects to unlock the potential of amenities available in the Sultanate.