Galfar MD Bags Special award for leadership

Nov, 07 2013

The Construction Awards 2013, which was conducted recently in Muscat, Felicitated industry performers, best practices, technologies and project excellence through a unique awards ceremony.

Focusing on the construction, infrastructure and real estate industries in Oman, the award ceremony presented awards to selected individuals who have been instrumental in solidifying the industry's global leadership in corporate responsibility and beyond.

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Mfar group to invest $150 million in Maldives resort

Jul, 28 2013 | by Construction Week

A leading Indian hotel firm, Mfar Group of Hotels, owned by Dr P Mohammed Ali of Galfar, will invest $150 million to develop a high end resort for well-heeled tourists in Maldives.
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July 23, 2013 | by Timesofoman
The Mfar Group of Hotels, which has around 700 rooms altogether in India and Oman, has acquired an island for building the resort. The company last week acquired an island for building the resort, which is 30 minutes by boat from the international airport.
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August 26, 2013 | by Business Standard
We have just acquired an island measuring six hectares in land area, and we have the permission to reclaim land up to 30 hectares. We got the land on a 15-year lease from the government," P Mohammed Ali, owner of the firm, told the Times of Oman newspaper.
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Case Study of Mfar Manyata Tech Park Phase IV featured in Construction Week, April edition

April, 2013 | by Construction Week

Galfar managing director gets prestigious award

January 14, 2013 | by Oman Daily Observer

Muscat: OMAN-BASED entrepreneur Dr P Mohammed Ali, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of Galfar Engineering and Contracting, was recently honoured by the Indian President Pranab Mukherjee in Kochi on the Pravasi Bharat Divas. He was the first in the Indian diaspora to receive Pravasi Bharatiya Samman in 2004.

Galfar MD feted with ‘Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013’ award

January 13, 2013 | by Oman Times News Service

Kochi: Managing Director of Galfar Engineering and Contracting Co. Dr P. Mohamed Ali was honoured by the president of India Pranab Mukherjee at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013 at Hotel Le Meridien Kochi, Kerala, India on January 9.

As the founder of Galfar Engineering and Contracting Co, Dr Ali has earned his stripes as one of the Gulf's leading entrepreneurs. From its start in 1972, the firm has grown into the single largest private sector employer in Oman. Outside of his business interests, Dr Ali is the founder of the Oman Petroleum Alliance and the former vice chairman of the state-backed Omanisation Joint Committee.

His charitable works include founding the PM Foundation, which promotes education in rural Indian communities, and being chief patron of the Talikulam Vikas Trust.

Dr Ali has been awarded the Oman Civil Order for his services to the Sultanate and in 2004 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas he received the coveted Outstanding Non-Resident Indian award.