Royal Decree

Royal Decree 44/81 Establishing the Founding Committee for Qaboos University Project

1981/44 44/1981 81/44 44/81


We, Qaboos bin Said, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of Royal Decree 26/75 concerning the Promulgation of the Law Governing the Administrative Apparatus of the State and Its Amendments,

and keen on providing higher education opportunities to citizens,

have decreed as follows

Article I

A founding committee is hereby established under the supervision of the Minister of Education to prepare and manage the Qaboos University Establishment Project, which shall develop the technical academic and foundational plans and programmes of the university as well as supervise their implementation.  It has the legal personality and financial and administrative independence necessary to accomplish its mission.

Article II

The Minister of Education shall, by a decision by him, form the aforementioned committee, set its mission, establish its system, determine the remuneration of non-governmental members in it, appoint the executive manager from among its members, and determine his authorities.

Article III

This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the date of its issuance.

Issued on: 13 Rajab 1401
Corresponding to: 17 May 1981

Qaboos bin Said
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 218 issued on 1 June 1981.