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Karwa Motors Factory in Duqm Officially Inaugurated
Karwa Motors Factory in Duqm Officially Inaugurated

Karwa Motors Factory in Duqm Officially Inaugurated

Duqm, 23 Jun (ONA) --- Karwa Motors today marked the official inauguration of its factory in the Special Economic Zone of Duqm.

The investment value of Karwa Motors stands at RO 71 million, as it is a joint venture between Oman Investment Authority (30%) and Mowasalat Qatar, the state-owned transport company of Qatar (70%).

The official opening ceremony was held under the patronage of Sultan Salim Al Habsi, Minister of Finance, in the presence of Ali Ahmed Al Kuwari, Minister of Finance in the State of Qatar.

Karwa Motors Factory was established in the Special Economic Zone of Duqm on an area of ​​568,000 square meters. The factory is designed to produce three different types of buses: city buses, school buses, and intercity buses, ranging in size from 8 to 12 meters.The number of seats ranges from 30 to 55.

The factory’s production capacity is 700 buses per year, which is equivalent to producing 3 to 4 buses per day. The production capacity can be increased to 6 buses per day by augmenting the number of working hours and shifts. The factory’s workshops, facilities and service stations are designed to accommodate additional production lines in the future to produce different products in the same field.

The factory recently started exporting the first batch of buses to Qatar for the purpose of using them in the World Cup 2022.

---Ends/AH

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