Speed up land distribution, says Housing Minister

MUSCAT: Shaikh Saif bin Mohammed al Shabibi, Minister of Housing, urged directors-general of housing to expedite the distribution of land plots to citizens at the different wilayats according to application date. During his meeting with the Directors-General of Housing, which was attended by Saif bin Amir al Shaqsi, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Housing and Abdullah bin Salim al Makhini, Secretary of the Real Estate Register, the Minister of Housing urged for looking for new lays outs at the different wilayats in coordination with the relevant organisations and get them approved for distribution onto citizens.
He also discussed with them means of expediting the processing of the application at the title deed registration at the governorates. He also urged for expediting the delivery of the housing units on Al Batinah coastal road after maintaining coordination with the relevant organisations to connect services at the time of delivery. The Minister of Housing also urged officials to identify the sites for real estate development projects to set up new and modern cities that are provided with services that meet the needs of the residents in these wilayats. — ONA