MUSCAT– The four projects, established at a total investment cost of more than OMR 3 million, includes development of Al Mughsail Beach waterfront, the Hamreer View Project, Wadi Darbat and Ain Garziz.
Khalid bin Abdullah Al Abri, Director General of the Directorate General of Heritage and Tourism in Dhofar Governorate, explained that the Ministry is working to exploit and develop natural sites in the Governorate to form a touristic and economic tributary during the various seasons.
He added that these projects will contribute to the development of the governorate’s economy and revitalize its business sector, whether during the implementation stages in which the local added value was taken into account, or after completion, where all projects will be offered to those wishing to benefit from them, whether through lease or usufruct contracts, thereby providing new investment opportunities for owners of small and medium enterprises.
The waterfront development project for Al Mughsail Beach covers an area of 174.6 thousand square meters and is built at a cost of OMR 874.6 thousand for marine sports, and children’s games. The Hamreer View project is spread over an area of 50,000 square meters and an investment of OMR 505,000. The Wadi Darbat project is being built on an area of 105,000 square meters with an investment of OMR 561.5 thousand, offering a unique experience in hospitality and entertainment. The Ain Garziz development project, built on an area of 40,000 square meters, aims to raise the level of public service facilities. The project includes parking spaces, toilets and picnic areas.
He indicated that the Ministry is implementing a number of oases for tourism services in partnership with the Dhofar Municipality, including Hashir Oasis and Sadah Oasis, providing all services to visitors, residents and travelers in a number of stations in the governorate. The Ministry is also offering a number of heritage and historical sites for investment, including the waterfront cafes of Al Baleed Archaeological Park, Kut Hamran, Burj Al-Askar, the old market in the wilayat of Mirbat, the fortress of Mirbat, the customs building and the surrounding area, in addition to the Rakhyut fortress, which is what the Ministry is currently working on to exploit these sites as a tourist destinations.
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