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A’Dakhiliyah Governorate Municipal Council Meets

Nizwa, 25 May (ONA) --- The Municipal Council of A’Dakhiliyah Governorate today discussed the updates of the governorate’s Walis, heads of municipal affairs committees, on various developmental recommendations. The council also covered several topics, including the report of the Directorate General for Agriculture and Water Resources on the spread of Mesquite plants (genus Prosopis) in some Wilayats, among other topics. --- Ends/Anas ...

Agreement Inked to Manage, Operate Tissue Culture Research Centre

Bahla, 24 Apr (ONA) --- The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources and Oman Food Investment Holding Company (OFIC), a subsidiary of Oman Investment Authority (OIA), signed here today an agreement on the management and operation of a tissue culture (farming) research centre in the Wilayat of Bahla, Governorate of A'Dakhiliyah.The agreement was signed by Dr. Saud Hamoud Al Habsi, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources and Eng. Saleh Mohammed Al Shanfri, CEO of OFIC.As per the agreement, tissue culture saplings will be produced to provide the needs of ...

Wheat Harvest Season Begins in Adam

Adam, 17 Apr (ONA) --- The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources in the Wilayat of Adam in the Governorate of A'Dakhiliyah has started harvesting wheat crop in various villages.The cultivation of wheat crop begins in Adam in November until March each year. Wheat is harvested in a number of villages using modern machines instead of the traditional method. Farmers provides care to the crop from the beginning of the season until harvest time to ensure a good product.Wheat cultivation thrives in the Wilayat of Adam, thanks to the abundance of water and suitable fertile soil, as ...

Nine Agreements Worth RO 3.5m Signed to Set up Projects in A’Dakhiliyah

Nizwa, 17 Apr (ONA) --- The Governor’s Office of A’Dakhiliyah signed here today 9 agreements to implement various development and service projects in the governorate to the tune of RO 3.5 million. The projects include paving internal roads in the Wilayat of Bahla, establishing indoor vegetable and fruit market in the Wilayat of Nizwa and setting up a reverse line from the desalination plant in the Wilayat of Manah to Manah Public Park, among others. The agreements were signed with the companies executing the projects by Sheikh Hilal Said Al Hajri, Governor of ...

Birkat Al Mouz, A Green Oasis Staging Present with Past

  Birkat Al Mouz in the Wilayat of Nizwa in the Governorate of A’Dakhiliyah is a place where the past and present coexist in harmony. Birkat Al Mouz is the gateway to Al Jabal Al Akhdar (The Green Mountain). It enjoys many unique landmarks, such as Bait Al Ridaydah Fort, Al Khatmeen Falaj "ancient irrigation system" and several archeological sites. --- ...

Madayn Organises Seminar on Nizwa Industrial City

    Nizwa, 23 Mar (ONA) ---- The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates “Madayn” organised today a seminar entitled “Nizwa Industrial City: Reality and Prospects” under the patronage of Sheikh Hilal Said Al Hajri, Governor of A'Dakhiliyah.   Held as part of Madayn’s Oman Manufacturing Group (OMG) series of events for the year 2022, the seminar aimed at highlighting the current investment climate in Nizwa Industrial City and elaborate on the future prospects and opportunities.   Speaking at the seminar, Ahmed Al ...

Omani Cave Exploration Team Documents Cave in Al Jabal Al Akhdar

  Al Jabal Al Akhdar, Nizwa, 13 Mar (ONA) --- The Omani Cave Exploration team has documented a cave called "Khaslat Safi Sahra" in the village of Safi Sahra in Al Jabal Al Akhdar or "Green Mountain" in the Wilayat of Nizwa, Governorate of A'Dakhiliyah. The stages of discovering the site of the cave came with the help of the people residing at Safi Sahra area, where the team faced some difficulties to enter the cave represented in the presence of some rocks that might fall at its entrance.   The team removed the rocks at its vertical entrance to ...

Municipal Council in A'Dakhiliya Meets

Nizwa, 22 Feb (ONA) ---- The Municipal Council in the Governorate of A'Dakhiliya today discussed a number of topics of concern to the governorate. During the meeting, Brigadier Khalaf Hilal Al Alawi, Commander of Police in the Governorate of A'Dakhiliya gave a briefing on the traffic path of the road in Al Aqar neighborhood, the Wilayat of Nizwa. The meeting, which was held under the chairmanship of Sheikh Hilal Said Al Hajri, Governor of A'Dakhiliya, Chairman of the Municipal Council, also discussed other matters that contribute to the development of the ...

Agreement Inked to Manage, Operate Bahla Fort, Oasis

Muscat, 13 Feb (ONA) --- The Ministry of Heritage and Tourism has inked an agreement with Oman Tourism Development Company (OMRAN Group) for the management and operation of Bahla Fort and Oasis in the Governorate of A’Dakhiliyah. The step comes within the efforts of enriching sustainable tourism development in line with the National Tourism Strategy 2040. The agreement was signed by Eng. Ibrahim Said Al Kharusi, the ministry’s Undersecretary for Heritage Affairs, and Eng. Mohammed Salim Al Busaidi, OMRAN’s Chairman of the Board of Directors. As per the agreement, OMRAN Group ...