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Dhofar Municipality invests RO3.5mn in Mirbat development

9 Jun 2024 Dhofar Municipality invests RO3.5mn in Mirbat development

Salalah –  Dhofar Municipality is currently undertaking development projects in the wilayat of Mirbat costing in excess of RO3.5mn.

In a statement, Dhofar Municipality said it is actively advancing various development projects in Mirbat. These include enhancing tourist sites and upgrading road infrastructure with lights and rainwater drainage. 

Significant progress has been achieved in the civic body’s construction efforts with the Itlalat al Dummar project 98% complete, the Agbeer Beach project 85% complete and the Mirbat Road dualisation project 43% complete. 

Dr Abdullah bin Mohammed Baaween, Director of Projects and Technical Affairs in Dhofar Municipality, emphasised the focus on development projects in Mirbat and improving tourist sites to uplift the governorate’s overall infrastructure. 

He highlighted the flagship 3.5km Mirbat dual road project equipped with a comprehensive water drainage network and three traffic lights at intersections with secondary roads. With anticipated completion date in early 2025, the total cost of this project is RO1.96mn.

In reference to projects to enhance tourist and recreational destinations in Mirbat, Baaween highlighted the progress made in development of Agbeer Beach. Costing RO932,000, this development includes construction of sports tracks for walking, a dedicated children’s play area, public facilities and restaurants. 

The Itlalat al Dummar project being implemented in cooperation with the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism at a cost of RO617,000, will see establishment of a site overlooking the sea. 

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