His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik on Thursday chaired a meeting of the Supreme Committee in charge of dealing with COVID-19 at the Al Mamorah House in Salalah.
His Majesty the Sultan began the meeting by expressing his great satisfaction with the government’s handling of the pandemic and its effects on various sectors, affirming that government efforts in this regard are primarily aimed at protecting citizens and residents from contracting the disease.
In a statement reported by Oman News Agency (ONA) said, the committee said, “State institutions continue to provide their services, and support the national economy by various means to ensure the continuity of the private sector’s activities and performance of its business.”
His Majesty was briefed on the developments of the pandemic and the increasing number of infections at the local and global levels, in addition to the scientific developments aimed at finding a vaccine to prevent infection. His Majesty was also briefed about the epidemiological situation of this pandemic in the Sultanate and the great efforts made to contain it by the health sector.
His Majesty affirmed that this sector will receive more support to enable it to continue to perform the noble roles. His Majesty also stressed the need for all public and private institutions to follow innovative methods that balance health necessities and the continuity of their services and the practice of their various activities.
His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik expressed his thanks and appreciation to all the institutions that are dealing with this pandemic in the sultanate, stressing that the government will continue to confront the pandemic in various ways, praying to God Almighty to bless everyone with a speedy recovery and well-being for everyone who was affected with this disease.