Oman housing ministry signs two $197m Liwa deals
The new agreements include water, irrigation, rainwater discharge, sanitary drainage, electricity and communication networks
Sheikh Saif bin Mohammed al-Shabibi, Minister of Housing in Oman signed two agreements worth $197m (OMR75.9m) for Liwa residential area.
The first one is related to setting up infrastructure for the new residential area in Liwa in the Governorate of North Al Batinah.
The second agreement is related to providing consultancy services for preparing the necessary studies and detailed layouts for the new urban complex at Al Najd area in the Wilayat of Thumrait in the Governorate of Dhofar.
The signing ceremony was attended by Sheikh Muhanna bin Saif al-Lamki, Governor of North Al Batinah, Eng Mohammed Ali al-Mutawaa, director general of planning, cities and survey, and Amer bin Salim al-Harthy, manager of Liwa Project.
The new agreements include water, irrigation, rainwater discharge, sanitary drainage, electricity and communication networks.
Previously the agreement for the levelling the site and the roads for the new residential area in Liwa was signed at a cost of more than $65m (OMR25m).
The Minister of Housing also signed an agreement worth $563,753 (OMR217,000) with Arc Plan International Engineering Consultancy to prepare the studies for the structural and detailed layout for the new residential complex in Al Najd area.
The agreement is expected to meet the growing needs for lands for different uses in the wilayats of Salalah and Thumrait.