Note: The following text is a public domain translation published by the Official OmanVsCovid19 Twitter account.
Statement of the Supreme Committee
– The sub-committee addressing the economic repercussions of COVID-19 pandemic held a meeting this morning headed by His Excellency Sayyid Hamoud bin Faisal Al Busaidi, Minister of Interior, in the presence of their Highnesses and Excellencies members of the committee, at the Ministry of Interior.
– The committee reviewed the preventive measures taken earlier to support the sustainability of businesses of private sector and to foster its ability to adjust to the exceptional situations resulting from the pandemic.
– The measures included the packages of commercial and industrial businesses, and the facilities provided by the government to private sector institutions and the emergency loan programme to assist some groups of entrepreneurs mostly affected by the pandemic.
– The committee eventually studied issues concerning its work and made recommendations to the Supreme Committee so to take the appropriate decisions regarding them.