Salalah- The Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion (MOCIIP in the Dhofar Governorate, is preparing for the upcoming Khareef season in Dhofar this year, in coordination with other government and private agencies.
Sheikh Jamal bin Abdullah Al Hinai, Director General of the Directorate General of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion in Dhofar Governorate, said that the directorate held an extensive meeting with a number of relevant government agencies and private sector institutions to review the ministry's efforts related to the provision of commodities and foodstuff services, promote banking services, and raise the efficiency of fuel stations.
The Directorate has coordinated with officials of commercial banks in the governorate to carry out the necessary maintenance on automated teller machines and deposits in markets, malls, and commercial centers during the fall season, and to ensure their operation and conduct periodic maintenance. It has to ensure the continued provision of cash liquidity without interruption.
Salalah has a monsoon season that is not common in other places in the Sultanate and the region.
The best time to visit Salalah is from June to August which are the monsoon months (also known as Khareef).
During monsoon, Salalah is transformed into a beautiful oasis due to the light drizzles that cool the air.