We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman
after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State promulgated by Royal Decree 101/96,
and in pursuance of public interest,
have decreed as follows
His Highness Sayyid Shihab bin Tarik bin Taimur Al-Said is hereby appointed Deputy Prime Minister for Defence Affairs.
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.
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.