Royal Decree

Royal Decree 116/2020 Amending Some Provisions of Royal Decree 6/2020 regarding the Higher Committee for National Day Celebrations

2020/116 116/2020


We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

and Royal Decree 6/2020 regarding the Higher Committee for National Day Celebrations,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The name of the “Higher Committee for National Day Celebrations” stated in the aforementioned Royal Decree 6/2020 is hereby replaced with the name “Secretariat General for National Celebrations.”

Article II

A new article is hereby added to the aforementioned Royal Decree 6/2020 with the following text:

Article IV bis

An executive committee is hereby formed in the Secretariat General for National Celebrations under the chairmanship of the Secretary General, and by the membership of representatives – each of whom has a rank no less than undersecretary or equivalent – of the following bodies:

– Ministry of Interior.

– Ministry of Finance.

– Ministry of Information.

– Ministry of Education.

– Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Investment Promotion.

– Secretariat General of the Council of Ministers.

– Royal Oman Police.

The membership of the committee also includes a representative of the Chief of Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces and the Royal Protocol.

Article III

All that is contrary to this decree, or in conflict with its provisions, is hereby repealed.

Article IV

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

Issued on: 19 Muharram 1442
Corresponding to: 8 September 2020 

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 1357 issued on 13 September 2020.