The Ministry of Defence Retirement Fund on Monday laid the foundation stone for the Salalah Grand Mall project. The ceremony was held under in the prsence of Sayyid Mohammed bin Sultan al Busaidy Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar. The project, at Al Saada area in the Wilayat of Salalah, comes as part of the Ministry of Defence Pension Fund’s investment plans, aimed at supporting the national economy and diversifying its investments across the country. According to sources, the project will spread across 70,000sqm of land with multiple floors. It will also have an ice-skating rink that will add to the options for leisure activities in the Dhofar region.