The Diwan of Royal Court issued the following statement on February 4.
‘As part of his Royal keenness to meet citizens’ aspirations and need for projects in different governorates of the sultanate and, in pursuance of the government’s approach to develop infrastructure, His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik gave Royal Directives to the departments concerned to press ahead with the implementation of Diba-Lima-Khasab road by finding alternative routes to accomplish the project due to the urgent need for it.
‘The road will play a vital role in connecting villages and wilayats of Musandam governorate, easing traffic, facilitating the movement of inhabitants and serving the overall goals of development and economic prosperity in the sultanate.’
The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology has lauded the Royal Directives.
In a statement, the ministry pledged to immediately implement the Royal Directives in cooperation with the departments concerned.