Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik issued two Royal Decrees today [Monday, January 11] that underline state and governance matters that are in line with the Oman Vision 2040. As per the Oman News Agency, HM the Sultan will appoint a new Crown Prince to the Sultanate and state his duties and powers. The decree is also expected to establish a ‘specific and stable mechanism for the transfer of governing authority in the Sultanate’. Moreover, a Basic Law will be established for the state to devote a special system to follow up on the progress of work in government units. It is also expected to evaluate the performance of ministers, deputies, and those in positions in these units. An Oman TV report also states that the Basic Law will entail the independence of the judiciary as a basis for governance in the state, while also emphasizing the role of the state in ensuring more rights and freedoms for citizens. * This is a developing story. To report this post you need to login first. Subscribe to our newsletter ...read more...
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