Muscat – A joint meeting between Council of Ministers and State Council members was held on Monday under the patronage of H H Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers, and H E Sheikh Abdulmalik bin Abdullah al Khalili, Chairman of the State Council.
The meeting was held within the context of joint coordination between the Council of Ministers and the State Council.
Such meetings are held as stipulated in the Basic Law of the State and the State Council Law. ‘These meetings explore means of constant coordination among all state institutions in a bid to reach joint decisions that assist comprehensive development in the sultanate,’ as per a statement from ONA.
At the outset of the meeting, H H Sayyid Fahd underscored the importance of the role of the State Council in conjunction with the Council of Ministers in performing its responsibilities and ensuring the provision of the best services to citizens.
The meeting also affirmed that the government attaches importance to enhancing constructive cooperation and sharing of views to achieve the supreme interest of the country.
‘The Council of Ministers hopes that the State Council contributes in conducting studies and making proposals that back the efforts exerted by the government in implementation of development plans and programmes and elevating the march of national action.’
On their turn, the Chairman of the State Council and its members expressed their happiness about the meeting and discussion of topics of significance for the forthcoming sessions.
The meeting also reviewed the agenda covering a spectrum of topics, including integration of state institutions to serve the public interest, means of activating the State Council’s role in conducting studies and making proposals to consolidate services to citizens, and enhancing awareness on the current challenges with the aim of safeguarding the achievements of sustainable development.
Emphasis was laid on continuing to exert maximum efforts to accomplish more under the enlightened leadership.