RO200,000 veterinary clinic to open in Ibri today

Muscat - 

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) will open a veterinary clinic in Hamra al Drooa area in the wilayat of Ibri in Dhahirah governorate on Tuesday. The clinic will provide services to 48 villages. 

The inauguration will be under the patronage of H E Sheikh Saif bin Humair al Malik al Shehi, Governor of Dhahirah.

Eng Salim bin Saud al Kindi, director general in the Directorate General of Agriculture and Livestock Research in Dhahirah governorate, said, “The project worth RO200,000 is financed by Petroleum Development Oman. As many as 48 villages will benefit from the services of this veterinary clinic. The clinic has about seven staff comprising doctors and technicians.

“Thousands of cattle in this area, such as goats, cows and others will also benefit from the services of the clinic.”

The project aims to provide preventive, curative and extension services to livestock breeders and develop livestock resources, increase their production capacity, ensure the health of their products and enhance the income of livestock farmers, said Kindi.

The ministry said that it seeks to develop livestock in local communities, maintain public health and environment in these areas and protect citizens from the risk of common diseases transmitted from animal to human.

The veterinary clinic will be open from 7.30am to 2.30 pm.

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