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Water Resources Undersecretary Signs Postal Stamp Cards of Five World Heritage List Aflaj

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Muscat, Jan 5 (ONA) --- Eng. Ali bin Mohammed Al-Abri, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources for Water Resources Affairs and Abdul Malik bin Abdul Karim Al Balushi, CEO of Oman Post today signed the postage card for the five Omani Falaj listed in the World Heritage List, namely Falaj Dares and Al Khatmeen Falaj in Nizwa, Falaj al-Malaki in Izki, Falaj al-Maysar in A’Rustaq, and Falaj al-Jeela in Sur.

 

The signing ceremony coincides with the inauguration of Oman Post of five postal stamps in celebration of the five Omani Falaj listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The Omani Aflajs represent an old traditional model for the utilization of groundwater. 

 

    The ministry has exerted sincere efforts to optimally protect and manage them in order to achieve conservation and preservation of the global value of these Aflaj.

--Ends/MN/AH