Muscat’s most exciting Integrated Tourism Complex (ITC) – Saraya Bandar Jissah, has been closely involved in an array of initiatives aimed at creating a meaningful difference within the neighbourhood of Qantab as well as the community in Oman, at large. The most recent of these efforts is a newly finished FIFA-standard football field.
In keeping with the Sultanate’s passion for football, the Company recently completed a first class football pitch constructed to international FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) standards for the young football enthusiasts of the Qantab area. The 60m by 90m football pitch has synthetic grass installed by Saraya Bandar Jissah and is now ready for players to enjoy a FIFA-standard playing football pitch in Qantab.
“As a joint partnership between Omran and Saraya Oman, Saraya Bandar Jissah has always stressed the importance of establishing close ties within the local community, and we are indeed proud to maintain positive and fulfilling relationships with the residents of Qantab,” noted Said Juma Albusaidi, Assistant PR & Communications Manager.
He also added, “In addition to our immediate neighbours in Qantab, we at Saraya Bandar Jissah, have had the privilege of being able to better the lives of many of those who have needed our support through a multitude of ways – be it through financial assistance or by providing pro-bono support.”
“It gave us great pleasure to hand over the football pitch to the people of Qantab as it is a great source of pride to the community as well for the team at Saraya Bandar Jissah. Expanding our efforts in the local community, we are also looking to increase our partnership with the local fisherman of Qantab by providing any infrastructural support that they may require.” said Hisham Al Khusaibi, Project Controls Engineer at Saraya Bandar Jissah and project manager of the Playground.
The Saraya Bandar Jissah team, mindful of the deep connections to the sea by Qantab residents, have been actively working with the local fishermen of Qantab. The company in the near future intends on building a comprehensive marine facility for the fishing community to securely store their equipment and tools.
The Company is also actively replicating this success by engaging in community-minded initiatives throughout the Sultanate.
Recently, Saraya Bandar Jissah supported The Omani Women’s Association with their presence as well as monetarily in commemoration of Arab Orphan Day, held by the Ministry of Social Development where more than a thousand orphaned children from various age groups had a fun day out. Meanwhile, on the occasion of World Health Day On April 7, Saraya Bandar Jissah undertook activities under the auspices of the Ministry of Health towards promoting healthy lifestyles.
Saraya Bandar Jissah will be home to 398 exclusive residential units, spacious hilltop villas, stylish town-houses and luxury apartments – all with attractive waterfront and mountainside views. Scheduled for a grand opening in 2017, the two hotels form the major leisure components of Saraya Bandar Jissah, providing their guests with a luxurious and relaxing home away from the day-to-day rigours of life.