Muscat Daily won the Best English Newspaper award given by the Creative Press and Publishing. Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Dr Fuad Bin Jaffar Sajwani presided over the fifth edition of the award ceremony at the Muscat Inter Continental Hotel. Faizul Haque of the Oman Tribune newspaper won the Best English Reporter while Oman Economic Review's Fatma Al Araimi was named the Best Female Reporter. Shabiba was awarded the Best Arabic Newspaper title while their senior reporter Mohammad Al Shizawi was adjudged Best Arabic Reporter. The Best Advertisement and PR Agency awards went to Sabco Art and Traccs, respectively.