MUSCAT: H E Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Salim al Futaisi, Minister of Transport and Communications on Monday visited the Batinah Expressway project site to oversee work on the first three packages.
The packages start from the wilayat of Saham and end at Khatmat Malaha in the wilayat of Shinas in North Batinah. H E Dr Futaisi was briefed on the progress on the fourth, fifth and sixth packages and the challenges faced in executing the work. The fourth 50.5km package (Saham-Sohar) is 30 per cent complete while work on the fifth package (41km, Sohar-Liwa) is 40 per cent over.
The sixth and final package (45km) starting in Liwa till Khatmat Malaha is 45 per cent complete.