Muscat: Public efforts are underway to beautify the waterfront at the Al Hida coastline in south Al Sharqiyah governorate and provide essential services for visitors.
The coastal area is located in wilayat Jalan Bani Bu Ali in South Al Sharqiyah Governorate, about 350 km from Muscat. It is distinguished by its moderate weather through the year, clean beaches and golden sand.
Salim Al Sadi, a member of the follow-up and implementation committee of Al Hida waterfront project said: “The project aims to create a public outlet that serves the people of the region and the state and all visitors from all over the Sultanate. We started working on the project at the beginning of this year and the completion rate has reached about 50 per cent and the rest of it is being implemented by this year.”
The project is a volunteer initiative by the people of the area and is being implemented under the supervision of the Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources and Jalan Bani Bu Ali Municipality with support from people of the area and some small and medium enterprises in the governorate.
Al Sadi added: “The waterfront is directly overlooking the Arabian Sea. It includes natural wooden umbrellas, parking lots, in addition to a beach volleyball court and walkway.”
“We thank all those who contributed to the project from the government and private initiations and citizen, which was reflected positively on moving forward in the implementation of the project in a way that satisfies everyone, and we would like to invite private institutions to support in complement the rest of the project,” Al Sadi stated.