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Private partnership sought to manage drug rehab centre in Suhar


Muscat – The Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Ministry of Finance (MoF) are calling on the private sector to provide services to treat and rehabilitate drug and psychotropic substance addicts.

MoF has issued an Expression of Interest (EOI) in this regard for operating Suhar Recovery Centre under a public-private partnership model.

Under the agreement, the prospective company will operate, manage and expand the centre. It will also finance, design, maintain and provide treatment services.

A statement from MoH said, ‘To encourage the private sector to invest in infrastruct-ure and public services projects, the Ministry of Finance has been entrusted with supervis-ing public-private partnership projects.

‘In this context, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Finance have sought to involve the private sector in a partnership to create and provide innovative and sustainable services in treating and rehabilitating drug and psychotropic substance addicts.’

The last date for submission of the EOI document is September 29.

Companies wishing to operate the centre can contact the Ministry of Finance for further information via e-mail – [email protected]

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