MUSCAT: The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries signed an agreement on the design and construction of a loading and unloading bridge from ferries at the fishing port in the Niyabat of Lima in the Wilayat of Khasab, the Governorate of Musandam.
The agreement was signed by Dr Fuad bin Jaafar al Sajwani, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, with Khimji Ramdas company.
The cost of the design and construction of the bridge is about RO 599,900. The project will facilitate the movement of transport and shipment of cars to and from the Niyaba through the National Ferries Company.
The project includes a floating bridge linking the movement and facilitating the loading and unloading of cars from the ferry to the permanent pier in the port. It aims to help fishermen and fish traders to transport them from the port of Lima to the local and foreign markets, which will benefit the raising of the fishermen’s standard of living, increasing fish production and income and providing additional job opportunities for the citizens in the Niyaba.