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Attempts to smuggle firewood from port of Sohar thwarted

Oman Thursday 04/March/2021 15:51 PM
By: Times News Service
Attempts to smuggle firewood from port of Sohar thwarted
Muscat: In cooperation with the Royal Oman Police (ROP), the Environment Authority has thwarted the attempt to smuggle firewood consignments from the port of Sohar.
A statement issued online by the Environment Authority said, "The Environment Authority represented by the Environment Department in North Al Batinah Governorate, in cooperation with the Royal Oman Police, managed to thwart the attempt to smuggle firewood consignments from the port of Sohar, and the act violates the regulations governing the logging and charcoal operation issued by Resolution No. 65/2017. The legal procedures are being completed.