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Lockdown begins in Dhofar, Jebel Shams, Jebel Akhdar, Masirah and Duqm

13 Jun 2020

Lockdown of four key tourism sites of Dhofar Governorate, Jebel Shams, Jebel Akhdar, Masirah Island and Duqm has started today (Saturday).  

The Royal Oman Police (ROP) and the Sultan’s Armed Forces, represented by units of the Royal Oman Army will activate the control checkpoints in Dhofar Governorate, Jebel Shams, Jebel Akhdar, Masirah and Duqm as per the decision of the Supreme Committee to deal with COVID-19. 

In a statement, ROP urged citizens and residents to abide by the decision. ‘The control checkpoints will be implemented starting from 12pm on Saturday, June 13 until Friday July 3, 2020,’ the statement said. 

Also, the Sultan’s Armed Forces called on all citizens and residents to strictly adhere to the decision for the public interest and to achieve safety for all during the pandemic. 

 

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