COVID-19 Supreme Committee

COVID-19 Supreme Committee Decision of 17 June 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

Following the Royal Orders of His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik—May Allah Protect Him—on the establishment of a committee emanating from the Supreme Committee for Dealing with COVID-19 and intended to address the economic repercussions of the pandemic, the committee held its first meeting this morning, chaired by His Excellency Sayyid Hamoud bin Faisal Al Busaidi, Minister of Interior, and in the presence of their excellencies, members of the committee, at the Ministry of Interior.

The committee reviewed its mandated tasks to foster coexistence and adjustment to the new conditions, to study the economic situation, and to form an appropriate mechanism to ensure a speedy return of economic activities for an accelerated economic growth. The committee has also discussed the appropriate mechanisms to achieve this, in coordination with various government and private entities.