February 2018 Report

His Majesty issued 7 royal decrees this month. The subjects of these royal decrees can be summarised as follows:

NEW LAWS

The National Payment Law was issued this month – which is a brand new legislation for Oman.

Official Appointments

The Omani ambassador to Turkey was appointed as a non-resident ambassador to Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, and new judges were appointed to the Supreme Court.

GOVERNMENT RESTRUCTURING

The staff of the office of the Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations and Cooperation are now subject to the same laws as the staff of the Diwan of Royal Court. The Directorate of Wusta Region at the Ministry of Education was upgraded to the level of a General Directorate.

PROJECTS

Public benefit status was granted to the project for the protection dam in Jufainah area in Al-Amerat.

Nationality

The final royal decree of February granted Omani nationality to a number of individuals.

WEBSITE PROGRESS UPDATE

Currently, there are 4,151 royal decrees available on Qanoon.om, the number of them available in full-text format remained at 2743 in February.