JUNE 1, 2023
Oman unveils plans to build Sultan Haitham City
Oman’s Sultan Haitham bin Tarik inaugurated Sultan Haitham City at Al Baraka Palace on May 31.
The leader was briefed about the brand identity and message of Sultan Haitham City, themed ‘Treasure the Future’, at the ceremony.
The brand identity and message of the city reflects “a vision for building the most unique and dazzling city in the Sultanate of Oman”, according to a report by the Oman News Agency.
The visual logo of the city, which will be built at Wilayat of A’Seeb, is inspired by nature, along with golden touches “denoting luxury and power”.
Sultan Haitham City constitutes a futuristic urban icon, a treasure for the future and a sustainable gift from His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik to future generations and all segments of society.
Sultan Haitham was briefed on the city’s master plan, its residential quarters, facilities and amenities during the event.
The briefing also outlined the stages of implementation of the project.
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The city showcases 12 global standards on quality of life and welfare. The criteria range between affordable cost, advanced integrated facilities and modern lifestyles.
The project will cover an area of approximately 15 million square metres, with a focus on utilising green spaces estimated to be 2.9 million square metres. The city will house 100,000 residents and will have 20,000 residential units of different styles.
The project will include a wide range of residential properties that reflects the country’s cultural heritage.