About The Authority

The Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones was established in August 2020 by the Royal Decree No 105/2020 to oversee the Special Economic Zone at Duqm, Al Mazunah Free Zone, Salalah Free Zone, Sohar Free Zone and any other special economic zone or free zone.


Investment Destination of Choice.


Developing and regulating the zones affiliated with OPAZ and providing an attractive and sustainable investment environment.


• Accountability
Responsible in all what we do.

• Cooperation
Teaming up with our partners.

• Transparency
Being transparent and professional in our business.

• Creativity
Supporting creative ideas to improve and develop the workplace.

Strategic Directions

Compliance with Oman Vision 2040 and the directions of the Fiscal Balance Plan 2020-2024, by starting to prepare the relevant operational plans.

Enhancing the benefit of government investment in infrastructure projects in the special economic zones and free zones.

Maximising the role of SMEs as an essential part of implementing government and private sector projects.

Developing a stimulating investment environment that contributes to promoting the competitiveness of the special economic zones and free zones globally and regionally.

Offering innovative fields of work that are compatible with industrial and information development, and qualifying and training youth.

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