Muscat: Sohar Aluminium and OQ companies celebrated the laying of the foundation stone for the Al Qurum Park Development project in the Wilayat of Shinas.The event was held under the patronage of Sheikh Khalifa bin Hilal Al-Alawi, Wali of Shinas.
The OMR200,000 project is part of the social development projects of Jusoor Foundation – the social arm of Sohar Aluminium, OQ and Vale Oman with the partnership of the Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources.
“The project comes as part of the corporate social responsibility commitment of the funding companies; Sohar Aluminium and OQ which interprets their care for environment development and provides recreational places for the community. We at Jusoor strive with our partners to develop around 28,000 square metres park area, taking into consideration the modern and creative designs which come integrated with the beauty of the mangrove tree located by the vicinity of the park.
“The park contains 3km long walkway, amphitheatre, birds watching tower, coffee shop, food outlets, entrance gate, toilets, guard room, playground area together with several green areas for families. Additionally, the project includes the development of the nearby steel bridge leading to the mangrove reservation, barbecue basins and pergola,” said Jusoor Acting Executive Manager, Omar Mohammed Al Abri.
The project is scheduled to be completed in early 2021.