21-day long Mirbat Festival kicks off

Sayyid Mohammed bin Sultan bin Hamoud al Busaidy, Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar, inaugurated the 21-day long Mirbat Festival in Mirbat fort premises on Thursday. The festival is part of the National Day celebration and an attempt to attract more tourists to Dhofar. The festival includes many events to celebrate the heritage and culture of the governorate. It also includes various competitions, sports and consumer exhibitions. The opening of the festival was attended by Dr Rasheed bin al Safi al Huraibi, Chairman of the Board Tenders, officials, citizens and residents.