Relief for families hit by port work

Abdullah al Manei –
Muscat, Jan 23 –
The Ministry of Housing has started paying cash compensation to families from the Wilayat of Liwa who were affected by Sohar Port’s activities.
The affected area is located east of Muscat-Al Batinah road from Ghatafan township to the wilayat’s roundabout. The families will receive RO 75,000 each in addition to a land plot to be distributed later at a new residential area located far north of the wilayat. The project’s technical office affiliated to the ministry is processing the applications.