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Cabinet reviews relief efforts

5 Oct 2021

Urges all to cooperate to bring life back to normal as soon as possible in the affected areas

Muscat – In confirmation of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik’s attention to the nation and citizens and his keenness to protect the safety of citizens and residents and, in constant follow-up of the impact of the adverse climatic condition in parts of Oman, the Council of Ministers held a session during which it reviewed the efforts exerted by all departments and sectors to restore normalcy in the affected areas.

The Council of Ministers expressed heartfelt condolences and deep sympathies to the families of those who lost their lives and those who went missing during the adverse climatic condition, wishing that the deceased would have the Almighty’s greatest mercy.

The Council of Ministers also voiced thanks and appreciation for all efforts made to repair the damages and impact on citizens’ properties.

This humanitarian contribution, the council said, had a positive effect in tempering the condition, thanks to the efforts of the National Committee for Emergency Management, the state’s military, security and civil sectors and the private sector, in addition to the National Committee for Civil Defence, the Civil Aviation Authority and media organisations.

In implementation of the Royal directives to form a committee to assess the impact of the adverse climatic condition, the Council of Ministers heard a preliminary assessment report about the steps that the committee intends to undertake as instructed.

The Council of Ministers prayed to the Almighty Allah to protect citizens and residents against all harm. The cabinet urged all parties to cooperate to bring life back to normal as soon as possible in the cyclone stricken areas.

The committee formed to assess the impact of the cyclone held its first meeting late evening on Monday under the chairmanship of Sultan Salim al Habsi, Minister of Finance, and chairman of the Financial and Economic Committee of the Council of Ministers.

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