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HOW TO TRANSFER TO NAWRAS WHILE KEEPING YOUR MOBILE NUMBER Postpaid Customers: Request your outstanding bill from Oman Mobile and pay it without terminating your account. Prepaid Customers: Skip to step 2.

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Visit any Nawras Store or Dealer* within 24 hours to start the process of transferring your mobile number to Nawras.

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Your mobile number will be transferred to your new Nawras SIM card automatically.

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After 2-3 days, you will enjoy Nawras world-class mobile communication. Meantime, you can continue using your mobile number.

* For more information on the location of Nawras Stores and Dealers, call Nawras Customer Service on 95011500 or visit our website www.nawras.om

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ISSUE 231

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 08, 2007 WEATHER HIGH 37˚ LOW 26˚ FORECAST PAGE 2

GATOR ON THE LOOSE

While a deadly predator has made the new lake at Qurm Natural Park its temporary home, other animals languish in the zoo

GUERLAIN LAUNCH

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Muscat moves up the fashion ladder after designer François Desroches premieres his 2007 kaftan collection here GO TO PAGE 8

KHAREEF UNDER THE STARS

Tales from Salalah Once a year, jebelis and fisherfolk from Dhofar get together in a quaint ritual GO TO PAGE 10

INDEX News..........................6 Motoring ................20 Travel......................22 Hollywood..............24 Movies ....................26

Labourers work hard to restore the park even as the escaped alligator (encircled in red) swims dangerously close by

Week In Town........28 Coffeebreak...........32 Classifieds.............36 Sports.....................42

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