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HM meets Supreme Committee

18 Aug 2021

HM directs Supreme Committee to take suitable steps to tackle next stage of pandemic

His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik chaired a meeting of the Supreme Committee tasked with tackling developments resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic at Al Mamourah Palace in Salalah on Wednesday.

At the outset of the meeting, His Majesty the Sultan gave thanks and praise to the Almighty Allah for the considerable decrease in the number of COVID-19 cases in the sultanate. He expressed his satisfaction with the progress of the National Immunisation Strategy against the disease.

His Majesty affirmed that this improvement would not have happened without the appropriate decisions by the Supreme Committee and the efforts exerted by all departments in the sultanate, notably the health sector, as well the sense of responsibility of all members of society and their commitment to the decisions. He also attributed the achievement to the designated departments endorsing regulations that safeguarded public health.

His Majesty directed the Supreme Committee to undertake suitable measures to tackle the pandemic in the next stage in a manner that secures public health and ensures the sustainability of tasks of all state departments.

His Majesty the Sultan also thanked the Supreme Committee for the elaborate efforts it exerted while handling the pandemic at all stages. He thanked all members of society – citizens and residents – and government and private establishments for providing services and healthcare in all governorates of the sultanate.

In particular, His Majesty the Sultan valued the efforts of military and security departments  in  ensuring the success of lockdowns, movement bans and other decisions taken to curb the spread of the disease.

His Majesty the Sultan appreciated the role of all media establishments in spreading valid information and disseminating accurate news and awareness about the disease, ways to prevent infection and means of protection against the virus.

His Majesty also thanked the business community and private sector firms for understanding the situation and for their collaboration in implementing precautionary measures to stem the disease.

His Majesty urged all people to take vaccines against COVID-19 and exhorted all to stay committed to the decisions and regulations of the Supreme Committee to ensure public health and protect individuals and society.

May the Almighty Allah protect His Majesty the Sultan and guard him as a symbol of pride of the nation and may He perpetuate the bounties of progress and prosperity in Oman under His Majesty’s wise leadership.

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