The minister was accompanied by H E Eng Salim bin Mohammed al Nuaimi, Undersecretary for Transport in the Ministry of Transport and Communications, a number of ministry officials, engineers of the executing committee, and media representatives.
The minister was briefed on the work carried out in the first two parts of the 115km first phase, starting from the intersection of Bidbid with Rusayl-Nizwa road, through the wilayat of Samail in the Governorate of Dakhliyah and the wilayats of Mudhaibi, Dima Wa al Taien, till Masron intersection near Ibra Referral Hospital in the Governorate of North Sharqiyah.
H E Dr Futaisi said, “Parts of the first phase of the project have been opened. For the second part of this phase, particularly beyond Wadi al Ouq towards Ibra, work on another 5km is left in Al Haima area. It is expected to open in March.”