Muscat: Oman’s premier multi-purpose real estate development company, Telal al Qurum recently sponsored the 9th Engineering Gathering Closing Ceremony event organised by the Engineering society at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU). The annual three day event invites universities from around the world and across Oman to participate and exhibit their custom industrial projects.
This year, the competition saw hundreds of applicants submit their work out of which 49 best projects were chosen for the running. These projects saw representation from countries all over the world including Iraq; Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Palestine, Philippines and the Sultanate of Oman. Attracting over 3000 people from different walks of life; the closing ceremony showcased the winning projects along with entertainment for the audience. Important dignitaries including the Dean of SQU and representatives of various businesses including BP, Daleel Petroleum, Oman LNG, Al Duqm Refinery amongst many others were present.
Commenting on the sponsorship, Tony Safarian, General Manager of ALARGAN International in Oman, said, “Our support towards this event marks our interest and recognition in the engineering and manufacturing sector without which we cannot build homes. In fact, the Alargan Green Home initiative is the proud recipient of the first LEED certification in Oman and is the second entity to receive LEED certification within the Middle East; for homes and residential villas at a platinum level by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). These LEED rating system for homes address sustainability components by improving energy consumption; reducing water usage; and ensuring high Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ). All of which can only be achieved through research and development within the field. We congratulate all the winners for achieving great milestones through hard work and dedication.”
Telal Al Qurm offers affordable and comfortable living spaces with sublime architecture as well as a wide choice of creatively designed properties such as apartments, town houses, and plots with market-leading value for renters and homeowners alike. A total area of 49,920sqm has been allocated to the development’s roads network, gardens and walkways, bringing the true essence of community to Telal Al Qurm.
About ALARGAN International Real Estate Company:
ALARGAN International Real Estate Company - Kuwait is a leading real estate company focused on the development of affordable and middle-income housing in the GCC. Operating in Oman through 100% ownership of Telal Al Qurm, and a 50% joint venture with WJ Towell Group through Alargan Towell Investment Company, the company strives to integrate its motto, ‘Life… As You Love It’, across its projects. The company also endeavors to pass on its sustainability values to the community by including green and energy efficient initiatives in its projects. ALARGAN International, Kuwaiti based company, is the only company in Kuwait to obtain the Platinum ranking for the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) program, which is awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). ALARGAN follows a balanced investment strategy and tries to seize opportunities with stable and superior returns based on the market’s investment cycle. Its projects are diverse and located across the Gulf region, including the State of Kuwait, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Sultanate of Oman, delivering popular hotels resorts, widely visited shopping and food destinations, large development communities, and middle-income level residential housing.
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