Times News Service
Muscat: The basic services sector has confirmed its readiness to deal with the impacts of the expected tropical situation.
A statement issued online by Oman News Agency (ONA), said: "In the electricity sector, preparedness levels have been raised and emergency response plans have been activated in governorates. In the water sector, the committees have been activated to deal with the situation at the national and sub level, and the water levels were raised in the sub-distribution tanks to ensure the availability of stock."
"Fuel and cooking gas marketing companies have been asked to enhance fuel stocks to ensure continuity of supply and the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs has activated the Pollution Operations Control Center to operate throughout the day to be prepared to deal with environmental incidents," the statement added.
The Ministry also called on the administrative authorities, industrial establishments, factories and production institutions to secure chemicals, radioactive materials and other hazardous materials on-site.
Mubarak bin Muhammad Al Dohani, Director General of the General Directorate of Trade of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), said: "A number of measures have been taken to avoid any shortage of foodstuffs and fuel."