Second package of tenders for infrastructure works in Liwa City to be awarded by Ministry of Housing, Oman
Oman’s Ministry of Housing has announced that the second package of tenders for the construction of a new $1.3 billion city in Liwa will be awarded soon.
The tenders include the construction of infrastructure for water, electricity, drainage, irrigation, and communication networks. The project includes construction and consultancy works for the site as well as construction and lighting of internal roads together with water crossings, the Oman Daily Observer reported.
Additionally the cost includes building 2,000 to 3,000 housing units and public service facilities.
Situated close to the Al Batinah Expressway, the upcoming city will be built to accommodate about 30,000 people, it was reported.
The first package of the project included awarding $65 million worth of tenders to level the 8 km site and construct dual carriageways and single roads to link residential districts.