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Oman to crack down on construction rules violators

April 19, 2014 2:42 am

Oman’s municipalities and water resources ministry has said it is to crack down on anyone violating the construction-related rules and regulations in the country, Times of Oman has reported. The ministry, which issued 25,511 permits for construction works in the country in 2013, has registered 2,121 cases of technical violations and issued 9,341 warnings to builders or promoters of the property last year. The ministry said it is particularly concerned about possible neglect of traditional architectural designs in any area and addition of external elements in these upcoming buildings.