Majid Al Futtain said that construction of Mall of Oman its fifth and biggest lifestyle destination in Oman. The Mall of Oman will be opened in March 2021. The mall confirmed delivery of new roads and flyovers, connecting the mall to Interchange No 6 on the Musvat Expressway, and the completion of the Muscat Electricity Distribution Company (MEDC) primary substation.

Mall of Oman will have 145,000 square metre of retail space, a variety of dining outlets and a range of exciting lifestyle experiences. Besides, the mall will include Oman’s largest VOX Cinemas, a Magic Planet family entertainment centre, a 12,200 square metre Carrefour Hypermarket and the largest indoor snow park in the sultanate.The development of Mall of Oman is expected to contribute to the sultanate’s Vision 2040 on economic diversification by creating job opportunities and raising the living standard of its citizens and residents.

Ghaith Shocair, chief executive office Majid Al Futtaim Shopping Malls, said, “The tourism and retail sectors are integral to Oman’s economy and are poised to drive economic growth and contribute to diversification in the country. These objectives are aligned with Vision 2040 and we are privileged to be able to contribute to this vision as long-term partners and investors.”

He added, “By developing Mall of Oman, we continue to contribute to the growth of the local tourism industry and enable job creation for residents both during and post construction. A development project of this size and scope is beneficial to Oman’s citizens and residents and will positively contribute to economic and social development in the sultanate.”

Source: Trade Arabia

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