Khalid Salim Al-Zuhaimi, Oman Expo 2015 pavilion director

Oman is located in one of the driest areas on the planet.

With 3,165 kilometres of coastline, lapped by rugged and mountainous lands and deserts, whipped by the sun, the sultanate has faced enormous challenges to ensure that a sustainable and safe food production.

Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole talks with Expo 2015 pavilion director Khalid Salim Al-Zuhaimi about overcoming water shortages, the role of tourism in the development in the destination and his experience at the event.