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Ministerial delegation inspects progress of projects in Musandam


A high-level delegation comprising several ministers visited Musandam governorate on Thursday and inspected the progress of road projects and the new Khasab Hospital project.

The development projects and the needs of the people in the various wilayats of Musandam governorate were reviewed by ministers, the Ministry of Transport, Communication and Information Technology said. 

In a statement, the ministry said, ‘H E Eng Said bin Hamoud al Maawal, Minister of Transport, Communications and Information Technology, H E Dr Said bin Mohammed al Saqri, Minister of Economy, and H E Sayyid Ibrahim bin Said al Busaidy, Minister of the State and Governor of Musandam, made field visits.

‘The ministers held several meetings in the wilayats of the Governorate of Musandam, in the presence of the honoured members of the State Council, their excellencies, members of the Shura Council, representatives of the governorates, walis, members of the Municipal Council, chairman and members of the Board of Directors of the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry branch in Musandam,  sheikhs and a number of businessmen in the governorate.’

As per the statement, the ministers toured a number of development projects and facilities in Musandam, including Khasab Port, where the general development plan for the port was viewed. The plan includes building a tourist berth, building three floating berths, building a commercial berth to receive commercial ships, and extending the current seaport.

‘The port’s development plan also includes allocating an area for establishing open and closed warehouses and warehouses to serve commercial activities and any uses that serve tourism investment,’ the statement added.

The dignitaries also heard from the specialists in the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority about telecommunications services, broadband and efforts to deliver services to  various parts of Musandam.


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