Salalah, The Salalah Free Zone (SFZ) signed three usufruct agreements for the establishment of a food processing plant, a trade and services complex and an international training center for allied medicine with an investment value of 145 $ million.

A 96,000 square meter food processing plant will be established to provide commercial warehouses for the food and beverage industry, logistics and warehousing. A 20,000 square meter trading and service complex will include a number of offices and service facilities for businessmen to conduct their business in an integrated business environment.

The international training center for allied medicine will provide training programs for various specialties of allied medicine, including but not limited to (radiology, laboratories, occupational and physical therapy, etc.) in order to develop skills and abilities of human cadres in this specialty.

The agreements were signed by Ali bin Mohammed Tabouk, CEO of SFZ and Ali Al-Haidar, Kuwait-based investment group.

Ali bin Mohammed Tabouk said that the region is seeking to attract important projects that will benefit the national economy and provide job opportunities for citizens. He stressed that SFZ has been able to continue its efforts in the localization of additional new investments.

He added that SFZ will work together with investors to provide all the necessary facilities that help in the construction of these projects in SFZ. Construction work is planned to start in the second quarter of 2020.

Source: Oman News Agency