LAHORE: NESPAK has been awarded mega road and infrastructure projects in the Sultanate of Oman, enabling a Pakistani engineering firm to generate handsome foreign exchange for the country by exporting its expert consultancy services.
As per details, the Ministry of Transport and Communication, Oman, has awarded a consultancy services contract to NESPAK for the design of a Main Highway/Expressway connecting Thumrait Interchange with Mubaila Interchange on the Muscat Expressway.
As consultants, NESPAK will design major components of the project comprising a dual carriageway main road (25km), dual carriageway link road (5km), service roads (10km), five interchanges, five bridges, six vehicular underpasses/overpasses and two pedestrian underpasses/overpasses.
Conceived as all-weather roads, the arteries will be designed along with all necessary drainage structures, including the provision of culverts and wadi bridges. The client has stipulated an 8-month timeframe for the completion of the design job.
Besides, the Ministry of Transport and Communication, Oman, has awarded construction supervision of road connecting al Wajaja (Wilayat Al Shinas) with Al Fai (Wilayat Al Mahdha).
NESPAK MD Dr Tahir Masood congratulated the concerned staff on these achievements. He said the client preferred Pakistani engineering firm, NESPAK, among international bidders for these challenging assignments due to its solid track record of rendering exceptional services on mega infrastructure projects in Oman. Moreover, he added, NESPAK has the capability to complete road projects passing through difficult terrains.
In the Sultanate of Oman, NESPAK started its operations in the year 1979 and has been providing consultancy services to various government ministries and departments for the last 39 years. The fields of operations have been major roads, highways, water supply/sewerage schemes and dams.