Number of expats in Oman near 2 million threshold

Pedro Gonçalves
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The total number of expats in Oman nearly crossed the 2 million threshold last month, according to the country's National Centre for Statistics and Information. Most expats in Oman were in Muscat with 881,748 expats, while Musandam has the lowest number, with 15,364 expats. The percentage of expats in Oman has decreased from 45.8% in 2016 to 42.8% in 2019  as the government's ‘Omanisation' push gains momentum. However, expats who have been living in Oman for more than 20 years can get an Omani citizenship if they fulfil certain criterion. All one needs to do is comply with the proc...

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