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
A medical city named the "Medical City for Military and Security Services" is hereby established. It shall have legal personality, shall enjoy financial and administrative independence, and shall be governed by the provisions of the attached system.
The headquarters of the Medical City for Military and Security Services shall be in the Governorate of Muscat, and it is permitted to establish branches of it in other governorates by a decision by the board of directors of the city.
All allocations, assets, rights, obligations, and holdings relating to medical services in each of: the Royal Office, the Ministry of Defence, Royal Oman Police, Royal Court Affairs, Internal Security Service, Royal Guard of Oman, and the Sultan's Special Force are hereby transferred to the Medical City for Military and Security Services. Those occupying medical and allied health posts and other employees working in the medical services in the aforementioned entities are hereby transferred to the Medical City for Military and Security Services with their same ranks, grades, and financial allocations.
The implementation of the provisions of this article shall be in accordance with the mechanism and controls prescribed by the Board of Directors of the Medical City of Military and Security Services, after coordination with the heads and commanders of units in the military and security services.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Medical City for Military and Security Services shall issue the necessary regulations and decisions for implementing the provisions of this decree and the attached system, and until they are issued, the regulations and decisions in force in the entities stipulated in article III of this decree continue to operate in regard to matters not governed by a special text in this decree or the attached system, and to the degree that they do not contradict with their provisions.
All that is contrary to this decree or the attached system, or in conflict with their provisions, is hereby repealed.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the date of its issuance.
Issued on: 28 Jumada Al-Awwal 1444
Corresponding to: 22 December 2022
Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman
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