The meeting held to discuss the construction of the ramp also decided to form a technical team to follow-up procedures for floating the tender and implementation of the project.
The project is expected to boost tourism in Khasab. NFC in 2011 launched the Khasab-Lima route on which it offers six trips a week. It also launched eight direct trips weekly between Lima and Dibba in Musandam in September 2015.
According to the statistics issued by NFC, it transported more than 5,900 passengers to Lima during the first quarter of 2017 and it is expected that passenger numbers will rise after the construction of the ramp.