Muscat: The Environment Authority (EA) on Tuesday reviewed investment opportunities in nature reserves in the Sultanate.
A meeting held under the Environment Authority’s Chairman Dr. Abdullah Ali Al Amri discussed general principles for investment in nature reserves.
The meeting touched on ways of implementing sustainability based on social and economic pillars. Emphasis was laid on safeguarding biological and physiological diversity of the sanctuaries, encouraging specialised research, activating in-country economy, exchanging foreign-local investor benefits and considering the interests of other parties involved in operations and supply of products and services.
During the meeting, investment opportunities were reviewed in a number of nature reserves, including Al Jabal Al Akhdar Natural Landscape Reserve, Al Saleel Nature Reserve and Khor Taqah Sanctuary.
The meeting saw the participation of Aseela Salim Al Samsami, Investment Promotion Under-Secretary, Sheikh Abdullah Salim Al Salmi, CEO of the Capital Market Authority, and Hashil Obaid Al Mahrooqi, CEO of Omran.