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
An office named the “Private Office” is hereby established directly subordinate to His Majesty the Sultan, and its organisational structure shall be adopted by royal decree.
The competences of the Private Office are hereby determined in accordance with the attached annex.
The Private office shall have a chairman appointed by royal decree and assisted by a sufficient number of employees from a variety of disciplines relevant to the work of the office.
The provisions of the Law concerning the Financial System of the Diwan of Royal Court, the Law on Pensions and End of Service Gratuity for Omani Employees of the Diwan of Royal Court, and the Law concerning the Employee System of the Diwan of Royal Court, shall apply to the Private Office and its employees, and the Chairman of the Private Office shall have the authorities of the minister stipulated in these laws.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the date of its issuance.
Issued on: 11 Shawwal 1441
Corresponding to: 3 June 2020
Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman
Published in Official Gazette 1344 issued on 7 June 2020.