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MoAF signs agreement for port development in Barka

MoAF indicators agreement for port improvement in Barka

Muscat – 

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) signed an investment contract agreement on Tuesday with Falcon Tourism Investment Company for the improvement of the fishing port in the wilayat of Barka beneath the auspices of H E Darwish bin Ismail al Balushi, Minister Responsible for Financial Affairs.

Investment activities contain a 5-star hotel, restaurants, cafés, marinas, boat docks, dive clubs, excursions and numerous marine activities, making certain that the requirements and technical situations adopted worldwide are implemented.

The project offers simple solutions for the fisheries sector and other investment and industrial solutions that attract investment in the port. The project comes following the current completion of marine building functions and infrastructure improvement at the port.

MoAF opened a public bid in Barka in order to permit the private sector to invest and create the port and its management and operation, ice factories, packing and processing plants, boats, restrooms and fishermen’s shops.

(With inputs from ONA)

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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