COVID-19 Supreme Committee

COVID-19 Supreme Committee Decision of 20 April 2020

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Note: The following text is a public domain translation published by the Official OmanVsCovid19 Twitter account.

Statement of the Supreme Committee

The Committee expresses its utmost congratulations to His- Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq, may Allah protect him, on the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan, and to the Omani people, Arabs and Islamic nations.

– The Committee stresses the importance of avoiding all gatherings during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

– The Committee affirms that the closure of mosques, including for (Tarawih prayer, shall continue, except for the call of prayer Adhan).

– Ramadan gatherings, such as Iftar in mosques, tentes or public majlises, and social, sports, cultural and other group activities are strictly prohibited.

– Extending the lockdown of Muscat Governorate through the Control and Checkpoints until 10 AM Friday, May 8, 2020.