Indian newspaper highlights Oman's Ras Al Jinz

World Monday 22/May/2017 16:35 PM
By: Times News Service
Indian newspaper highlights Oman's Ras Al Jinz

New Delhi: The Sultanate enjoys tourism potentials particularly the beauty of diverse wildlife making Oman a rare tourist destination, according to a report published by India's Firstpost newspaper.
The newspaper highlighted Ras Al Jinz, a nesting site for the endangered green turtle, as one of the five of a total of seven species of sea turtles in the world that make their home in Oman. Every year, over 20,000 turtles migrate from the Arabian Gulf, the Red Sea and Somalia to lay their eggs in the Sultanate.
The Indian newspaper also highlighted Wadi Shab gorge in the Governorate of South A'Sharqiya and Wilayat of Nizwa, the ancient capital of Oman.
The report also highlighted Muscat's weekend attractions, including the serenity of the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, bustle of the souks, art galleries and mall.
The Indian newspaper affirmed that visiting the Sultanate will not be completed without visiting the Governorate of Dhofar, which was described by the newspaper as "lush pictures of Salalah, the waterfall-laden paradise city of Dhofar and Musandam’s magnificent khors (fjords). Clearly, the Omani odyssey has just begun".