From The Report: Oman 2020
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After several years of slower growth, Oman’s construction sector looks set to bounce back as the government continues to invest in infrastructure, tourism, housing and energy projects. Strong private sector activity in the retail market is also creating a promising pipeline of construction work on shopping malls and other commercial properties, while plans to build additional integrated tourism complexes have created a raft of contracts for both local and foreign construction and engineering firms. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry is the sector’s principal governing body. This chapter contains an interview with Simon Karam, CEO, Sarooj Construction.