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Omani government seeks investments in fisheries and aquaculture

OMAN
Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 00:40 (GMT + 9)

The Government of Oman seeks to encourage foreign investment in the port city of Duqm, currently under development, where there is a wide range of business opportunities in the fishing industry, it states.  The Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (SEZAD) project encompasses a residential zone, the central business district, the industrial zone, seaport, dry dock, tourism zone, the education and training zone and logistics. Regarding the fishing activity, it will include a research centre, a training centre, an international standards and quality assurance centre and modern handling and cold storage facilities. Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries announced the construction of a fishing harbour in Duqm as part of the plan, which will be the largest in Oman and is expected to be completed in 2016. It is now at the tender evaluation stage, Times of Oman reported.... FULL STORY

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