Mahut sees implementation of several vital projects

Several tourism projects underway in Mahut

Mahut: The Wilayat of Mahut in the Al Wusta Governorate is characterized by many different natural terrains, and a wetland reserve that contains tourist attractions and picturesque beaches such as “Bar Al Hikman”, which was called (the Maldives of Oman), and several islands, including: the historical Mahut Island, and the Ibb Island. Ma’awal Island, and others.

Mangrove trees also proliferate in the Wilayat of Mahout on islands and beaches, and Ghaf trees in desert areas and valleys. The state is characterized by different terrain, such as sand in the eastern parts and mountains in the southern parts of the state. A meteorite crater with a diameter of about one kilometer was discovered in the state. The discoverers from Sultan Qaboos University estimated the age of the crater at about 60 million years.

The Wilayat of Mahut is rich in oil and mineral wealth and various marine resources, including shrimp. There are also many Omani craftsmen and many craft products such as textile, wicker, leather and other traditional Omani crafts, in addition to livestock such as camels for which many festivals are held throughout the year such as camel racing and competitions.

His Excellency Sheikh Humaid bin Dhahir Al-Bathari, the Governor of Mahout, confirmed that the wilayat has enjoyed many different government services like other Wilayats, as Al-Wusta Governorate has implemented several vital projects, including internal roads, lighting, slaughterhouses, gardens and parks, some of which have been completed and others are currently being worked on.

He said the tender for establishing the fishing port in the Al Khalouf area was issued last year, as this project is one of the most important projects in the state that will benefit fishermen and workers in the fishing sector, and work is also underway to establish the new Mahout Hospital.

He added that the Special Economic Zone at Duqm is an important and significant addition to Al Wusta Governorate. This had a positive impact on all wilayat of the governorate, including Mahut, where the economic activity revived in various fields.

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