Work kicks off on Wanfang commercial and residential complex in Duqm SEZ

Business Reporter –
MUSCAT, APRIL 17 –

Construction work has commenced on the Wanfang Commercial & Residential Complex — the first of many investments anticipated as part of an ambitious China-Oman (Duqm) Industrial Park planned at Duqm Special Economic Zone (SEZ).
Lee Chee Khian, CEO of the Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (SEZAD), presided over the groundbreaking ceremony held at site on Monday, April 16, 2018. Also present were Salim al Sulaimani, CEO of Tatweer, Ali Shah, Chairman of Oman Wanfang LLC, and Tao Baoshan, CEO of Al Duqm Ningxia Construction Engineering and Investment LLC, among other officials.
As many as 16 pieces of construction machinery have been deployed at the site to help with the execution of the project. The Wanfang Commercial and Residential Complex project, which covers a total area of around 40,000 square metres, comprises four three-storey commercial buildings, one five-storey office building and one five-storey commercial office building. Envisioned in the first phase is a 5-storey commercial and residential complex building offering 15,000 square metres of space.
“Providing high-standard supporting facilities for the staff is an important part of the construction of the China-Oman (Duqm) Industrial Park,” said Ali Shah, Chairman of Oman Wanfang LLC, the developer and operator of the China-Oman (Duqm) Industrial Park.
Tao Baoshan, speaking on behalf of the construction company, pledged to deliver a high quality project within the stipulated timeframe.