Salalah Tourism Festival 2017 to begin on June 30

SALALAH: As part of the preparations for the Salalah Tourism Festival, 2017 and the Khareef season Sayyid Mohammed bin Sultan al Busaidy, Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar, General Supervisor of Salalah Tourism Festival held a meeting with the officials in charge of the Festival at the Dhofar Municipality.
The meeting was attended by Abdullah bin Aqeel al Ibrahim, the Minister’s Advisor and Acting Deputy Governor of Dhofar and Shaikh Salim bin Aufit al Shanfari, Chairman of Dhofar Municipality and of Festival organising committee.
The meeting reviewed the preparations taken by the Dhofar Municipality for the Festival as well as the activities and events of the festival.
The chairman of the organising committee confirmed the municipality’s readiness for the festival which is slated to begin on June 30 and will run till August 31.
He said that the committee has approved a number of new activities and programmes such as the folklore and traditional handicrafts show.