Royal Decree

Royal Decree 14/2020 Appointing a Deputy Prime Minister for Defence Affairs

2020/14 14/2020


We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State promulgated by Royal Decree 101/96,

Royal Decree 34/88 Determining the Competences of the Ministry of Defence and Approving its Organisational Structure,

and Royal Decree 31/2011 Recomposing the Council of Ministers,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

His Highness Sayyid Shihab bin Tarik bin Taimur Al-Said is hereby appointed Deputy Prime Minister for Defence Affairs.

Article II

The Deputy Prime Minister for Defence Affairs shall have – in regard to the Ministry of Defence – the competences and authorities of the head of the unit stipulated in the laws, systems, and royal decrees.

Article III

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

Issued on: 14 Rajab 1441
Corresponding to: 9 March 2020 

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 1333 issued on 15 March 2020.