Oman suffered a major power outage on 5 September, with blackouts across much of the sultanate’s north, including the capital Muscat. Power was restored later that day. Officials have attributed the issue to a fault with the country’s transmission network, and an investigation is underway to determine the precise cause.

Mansour bin Talib al-Hinai, Chairman of the Authority for Public Services Regulation (APSR) visited a 400/220kv grid transformer at Ibri as part of the investigation.   (CONTINUED - 171 WORDS)