Royal Decree

Royal Decree 2/94 Amending the Ministerial Composition

1994/2 2/1994 94/2 2/94


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 stemming from the development witnessed by the Sultanate in various fields,

and Our commitment to support the journey of comprehensive development,

and in pursuance of public interest,

it is hereby decided

Article 1

His Highness Sayyid Fahad bin Mahmoud Al-Said is hereby appointed Deputy Prime Minister for the Affairs of the Council of Ministers.

Article 2

The name of “Secretariat of the Council of Ministers” is hereby amended to “Secretariat General of the Council of Ministers”, and the title of “Secretary of the Council” is hereby amended to “Secretary General”.

Article 3

The Deputy Prime Minister for the Affairs of the Council of Ministers shall supervise the work of the Council of Ministers and its secretariat general, and the Internal Regulation of the Council of Ministers is hereby amended in line with the provisions of this article.

Article 4

A ministry for higher education is hereby established and Yahya bin Mahfoudh Al-Manthri is appointed as its minister, and he is also appointed the chairman of the university council.

Article 5

A ministry for legal affairs is hereby established and Mohamed bin Ali bin Nasser Al-Alawi is appointed Minister of State for Legal Affairs.

Article 6

Sayyid Saud bin Ibrahim bin Saud Al-Busaidi is hereby appointed Minister of Education.

Article 7

A ministry for development is hereby established and Mohammed bin Moosa Al-Yousef is hereby appointed Minister of State for Development Affairs.

Article 8

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

Issued on: 22 Rajab 1414
Corresponding to: 5 January 1994

Qaboos bin Said
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 519 issued on 15 January 1994.