Muscat – To develop tourist sites and promote domestic tourism, the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MoHERI) has announced a competition to develop Bukha Beach Park in Musandam governorate.
The competition is being launched in coordination with the Office of the Minister of State and the Governor of Musandam with support from OQ company.
An official at MoHERI said, “The ministry calls on students of engineering and architectural design to participate in the competition to create an innovative design for Bukha Beach Park.”
The ministry will honour three winners of the competition, with the winner receiving RO1,000 in cash. The runner-up will win RO600 and the third place winner will receive RO400. The last date for registration is May 15.
In August 2021, the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism announced that it will allocate 31 plots of land in Musandam to attract foreign investment and signed usufruct agreements to set up three 3-star hotels in the wilayats of Madha and Bukha.
Meanwhile, Omran Group has started setting up an adventure centre in Musandam. Its first phase includes a zipline covering a distance of 1,500m, which begins at the top of a mountain at a height of 250m above sea level and ends at Atana Khasab. The zipline project is expected to be completed this year.