We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman
after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,
and in pursuance of public interest,
have decreed as follows
The name of the “Ministry of Housing” is hereby amended to the “Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning” and its competences are hereby determined in accordance with the attached Annex 1.
The organisational structure of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning is hereby adopted in accordance with the attached Annex 2.
All allocations, assets, rights, obligations, and holdings of urban planning in the Secretariat General of the Supreme Council for Planning are hereby transferred to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning.
The employees concerned with urban planning in the Secretariat General of the Supreme Council for Planning are hereby transferred to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning with their same financial grades, in accordance with the rules determined by the Council of Ministers.
The phrases “Ministry of Housing” and “Minister of Housing” wherever they occur in laws and royal decrees are hereby replaced with the phrases “Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning” and “Minister of Housing and Urban Planning.”
The aforementioned Royal Decree 64/2014 is hereby repealed as well as all that is contrary to this decree, or in conflict with its provisions.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the date of its issuance.
Issued on: 28 Dhu Al-Hijja 1441
Corresponding to: 18 August 2020
Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman
Published in Official Gazette 1353 issued on 19 August 2020.
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