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Tourist complex for Salalah

February 2017

A water park with a five-star hotel, a mall and five wedding and conference halls will be built in Salalah, Oman, according to a report.

Sayyid Mohammed bin Sultan Al Busaidi, Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar, has signed an agreement for the project in the Ittin area with Al Wasl Group for Development and Investment, said a Times of Oman report.

The site is where the Salalah Festival is held annually, it said.

The agreement also includes the execution of the second phase of the Salalah Water Park and maintenance and operations of the project for 25 years. The first phase of the water park is currently under construction. It will include six types of water rides, a restaurant, a coffee shop, an administration building, parking lot and green areas.

The contract also consists of a 50,000-sq-m project with a 148-room five-star, next to the park. 

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