JUNE 3, 2023

Execution of major infrastructure projects continues in Duqm


Duqm: The Special Economic Zone Duqm continues with the execution of seven main infrastructure projects associated with the road sector.

The projects include Phase 1 and 2 of the national dualisation road 32, dualisation of Sultan Said bin Taimur, construction of internal roads network in the CBD of Sa’ai, and the dual road linking Duqm Airport with Ras Markaz for the length of 51 kilometres.

This is in addition to the two projects in tender stage which involve construction of road network in the light and medium industries area and the development of coastal road.

Saif bin Nasser Al Busaidi, Director of Projects Department at Duqm Development Company, said that the execution of these projects comes within rehabilitation and development of the road networks in the Special Economic Zone, Duqm to cope with the current and future investments.

The Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones has awarded five projects for construction of dual roads for a total length of 100 kilometres and two other projects are in the tender stage, he said.

Completion of the road projects would provide a strong infrastructure to keep pace with the scheduled investments in the area, he said, adding the road projects in the special economic zone Duqm would develop land transport services and link the area with tourism services and projects.