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His Majesty the Sultan issues Royal Decree

8 Sep 2020

His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik issued Royal Decree No 116/2020 on Tuesday amending some provisions of Royal Decree No 6/2020 on the Supreme Committee for National Day Celebrations. 

Article 1 replaces the name ‘Supreme Committee for National Day Celebrations’, quoted in Royal Decree No 6/2020 with the name ‘Secretariat General of National Celebrations’ (SGNC). 

Article 2 adds a new article to Royal Decree No 6/2020 reading as follows: 

Article 4bis: In the Secretariat General of National Celebrations, an Executive Committee will be formed, with the Secretary-General as Chairman and with membership of two representatives whose grades will be not less than ‘Ministry Undersecretary’, or similar status, from the departments: 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, and Royal Oman Police. 

The Executive Committee will also have a representative of Chief of Staff of Sultan’s Armed Forces (COSAF) and the Royal Protocols. 

Article 3 cancels all that contravenes this decree or contradicts with its provisions. 

Article 4 states that this decree will be published in the Official Gazette and enforced from its date of issue.  

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