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Oman awards $68m worth of tenders for 15 projects

The projects include the development of Muscat International Airport and Salalah Airport, for which $31.2m (OMR12m) was awarded to the Ministry of Transport

Oman's Tender Board has approved 15 projects with a total value of $68.3m [image: ONA].
Oman's Tender Board has approved 15 projects with a total value of $68.3m [image: ONA].

The Tender Board of Oman has awarded $68.3m (OMR26.3m) worth of tenders for a total of 15 projects.

The projects include the development of Muscat International Airport and Salalah Airport, for which $31.2m (OMR12m) was awarded to the Ministry of Transport, to cover additional works for consultancy services.

The Ministry of Transport was further awarded $984,003 (OMR378,805) for the design and supervision of the Al Batinah Southern Expressway (1st and 22nd part), while the Ministry of Health was awarded $17.1m (OMR6.6m) to upgrade Madha Health Centre in Musandam Governorate to a local hospital.

To cover additional works concerning the design and implementation of the internal roads in the wilayats of Khasab and Bukha in Musandam Governorate, $2.6m (OMR992,019) was awarded to the Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources.

Read: Oman Tender Board's $56m approved construction contracts revealed

Meanwhile, $210,929 (OMR81,200) was awarded to the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries for additional construction works on an aquaculture centre, and $172,744 (OMR66,500) was awarded to the Research Council to cover additional consultancy services in relation to the design and supervision of the construction of the Innovation Complex Muscat.

The board also awarded tenders to the Ministry of Education, the Public Authority for Radio and TV, and the Public Authority for Manpower Register, according to Oman News Agency (ONA).

The awarding was announced during the board’s ninth meeting of the year, held on 15 November, 2017.

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