Oman awards tenders for major water scheme

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Projects with a value of more than US$145m have been awarded at the latest meeting of Oman's tender board.

The main tender awarded was for the installation of water networks at Bisya, Al Habi, Al Ma'amour and adjoining villages in the Governorate of A'Dakhiliyah worth US$87.8m, according to Oman News Agency.

A US$46.2m contract was also awarded for the construction of water networks in the Sur province in South A'Sharqiyah.

Other tenders awarded were for services such as a hospital catering contract and for security services and maintenance work.

Meanwhile, the board also opened tenders for other schemes including a new dual carriageway at Khasab in Musandam, a new college of education at Sultan Qaboos University and for a fishing harbour at Al Musannah in South Al Batinah.

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