Oman awards road, dam projects to Nespak

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Staff Reporter

Lahore

NESPAK has been awarded mega road and dam projects in Sultanate of Oman enabling a Pakistani engineering firm to generate handsome foreign exchange for the country by exporting its expert consultancy services, this was stated by Dr. Tahir Masood, Managing Director NESPAK here on Thursday.
As per details, Special Economic Zone Authority Duqm- SEZAD, Oman has hired NESPAK for design of a Dual Carriageway for NR-32 Phase-1 at Duqm (16 KM). The scope of works comprises designing for a 6-lane dual carriage road (13 km), 3No. bridges (total length =3km), roundabouts/signalized traffic signals (04No). This dual carriageway (6 lanes) will run through business hub in free zone i.e. heavy Industrial area, Duqm Refinery, Petro chemical industry, Shell Petroleum project etc. and connect these with Duqm Port.
Ministry of Regional Municipality and Water Resources has engaged NESPAK for feasibility study and design of Recharge and Storage Dams in Wilyat Al Hamra, Al Dakhliyah Governorate, Oman. The scope of work comprises of 6 No. Recharge dams, 3 No. Storage dams and 5km of wadi Training/protection works (length = 5km) to a future planned residential areas on edge of main wadis.
Under a third assignment, NESPAK’s consultancy services have been hired by the Ministry of Transport and Communication, Oman for preparation of tender documents for left over stretches of Batinah Coastal Road Phase-1 (60 KM). A 45 km dual carriageway road (4 lane) was designed and supervised by NESPAK in 2015 and designing of remaining dual carriage road (15km) including bridges, roundabouts along Batinah coast line is included under current scope of work.
This dual carriage ways road (4 lanes) is a main road which will connect Muscat with Dubai. This main Batinah Coastal Road will promote tourism and connect different built up areas, Sohar port, Refinery and fish harbors. MD NESPAK Dr. Tahir Masood has congratulated the concerned staff on these achievements.
The Client preferred Pakistani Engineering Firm- NESPAK among international bidders for these challenging assignments due to its solid track record of rendering exceptional services on mega infrastructure projects in Oman. Moreover, NESPAK has the capability to complete road projects passing through difficult terrains.