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Carillion wins £275m Oman parliament job

Carillion has clinched a £275 million parliament project in Oman.

The contractors Oman-arm Carillion Alawi will build the Majlis, a new parliament building in the centre of Muscat.

Work will covre construction of a new building to house the Majlis Oman, Majlis A’shura and Majlis A’ddowla, together with VIP areas, an information centre, library, offices and other support facilities.

Construction will start immediately and will be carried out in two phases, with the Majlis Oman completed by September 2011 and the remaining works by September 2012.

Carillion chief executive, John McDonough said: “Carillion Alawi has been delivering high-quality projects in Oman for more than 40 years.

“Carillion Alawi built the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, the largest in Oman, and is currently working on a number of major projects, including the Royal Opera House for the Royal Court Affairs and the Oman Botanic Gardens for the Diwan of the Royal Court.”