His Majesty gives directive for developing Al Jabal Al Abyad, Wakan village

HM gives directive for developing Al Jabal Al Abyad, Wakan village

Muscat: To enhance the role of the tourism sector in boosting the gross domestic product (GDP), generating local-added value and providing employment opportunities for citizens, His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik issues instructions to set a timeframe for the development of “Al Jabal Al Abyad” area and the “Wakan” village.

This includes providing basic infrastructure and appropriate conditions to make use of the two areas due to their unique capabilities and their tourist attractions that qualify them to be major destinations for trips, camping and adventure tourism.

This came during the meeting of the Council of Ministers at Al Barakah Palace today, Tuesday 9 January 2024.

Located 2,000 meters above sea level and in the Western Hajar Mountins is Wakan Village in Jabal Akhtar is located around 160km from Muscat and draws tourists from all over the globe.

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