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| 13 June, 2018

PDO to develop new geological park in Oman

The agreement comes as part of the ministry's sustainable tourism development activities in Al-Huqf Nature reserve

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Scenic View Of Wadi Shab

Image used for illustrative purpose. Scenic View Of Wadi Shab

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Oman's Ministry of Tourism has joined hands with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) to set up a geological park in the Al Wusta governorate of the sultanate, given its natural biodiversity and geological diversity, said a report.

The agreement comes as part of the ministry's sustainable tourism development activities in Al-Huqf Nature reserve, reported Oman Observer.

The upcoming Neoglacial Park will include a number of geological activities, such as geological education tracks, and activities related to cultural, ocial and environmental heritage, stated the report.

This initiative aims to attract over 200,00 visitors and create 190 jobs for Omanis, it added.

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