New heritage and culture portal goes live

By Staff Reporter — MUSCAT: April 22 – As part of the Ministry’s digital transformation plans, His Highness Sayyid Haitham bin Tareq al Said, Minister of Heritage and Culture, on Thursday launched Ministry’s revamped website in cooperation with Omantel. The new edition of www.mhc.gov.om is the first governmental website designed by Omantel featuring recent technologies and in line with international best practices. The website enables users to have access to smart solutions and innovative services. This move is in alignment with Omantel’s goal to further develop the services and solutions offered to enterprise customers. Hassan bin Mohammed al Lawati, Adviser of the Minister at the Ministry of Heritage and Culture, and Chairman of the Digital Transformation of Government Services Committee at the Ministry, said, “We are pleased to launch the new edition of the website that will contribute to promoting Omani heritage, culture and history on a global platform. The Ministry is dedicated to offering cutting-edge electronic services that enable all segments of society such as consumers, governmental organisations and private companies to easily access useful information and services. The website is a comprehensive platform that offers insights on events and activities launched by the ministry, complemented with illustrative photography.”
991233Al Lawati said “The new website includes a digital library containing 316 titles that allow the reader to browse the publications of the ministry, as well as the services page through which the electronic services will be provided to the external beneficiaries.”
He further noted: “We look forward to making a quantum leap in the e-services provided by the ministry, and are developing our communications and technology systems. This is in line with the Omani government’s vision of digital transformation in the Sultanate. We believe Omantel is the ideal telecommunications partner to work with to achieve our goals.” Al Lawati praised Omantel for the new website, affirming that Omantel has played a key role in providing the best communication services.
Talal bin Said al Mamari, CEO of Omantel, said: “We are proud of our contributions to design and launch the new edition of website, the first governmental website designed by Omantel. In doing so, we are strategically aligned with Omantel’s 3.0 digital transformation strategy of making high quality technology available to all stakeholders.”
Al Mamari added: “Omantel provides smart ICT solutions through a specialised unit. We extensively invest in developing smart and innovative services. Tradiional technical support systems are being transformed to integrated systems that support operational processes and contribute to enhancing productivity and reducing costs. The company is keen on enhancing telecommunications solutions using the latest global practices and leveraging on the experience and the unmatched technical capabilities that we have.”