Oman: MoAF signs agreement on OMR 40 million fishing port development in Dibba

Merge 104.8  |  14 June 2020

Oman’s Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) has signed an agreement valued at OMR 40 million with Al Sarooj Company for the development of a state-of-the-art fishing port in Dibba, Musandam Governorate.

Cover photo credit: Oman News Agency

In a statement issued online today [Sunday, June 14] by Oman News Agency (ONA), the project is slated to include “four basic components to serve the fisheries sector, along with facilities for commercial and tourism sectors, as well as the Royal Oman Police.”

The development will include two breakwaters 2,000 metres in length, and a dock with a depth of 10 metres, inclusive of breakers with navigation lights at the entrance.

As per ONA, the project aligns with government plans for economic diversification and the development of fishing ports across Oman as attractive settings for investors.

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