Muscat, The Council of Ministers today issued a statement
on expanding the base of beneficiaries of the fuel prices
subsidy system. The statement reads as follows:
In pursuance of the march of bounty that the country is
witnessing under the wise leadership of His Majesty Sultan
Qaboos Bin Said, the Council of Ministers has reached a
decision, in its session held on Sunday June 10th 2018, on
expanding the base (number) of citizens entitled�in
accordance with the fuel price subsidy system, to cover
recipients of monthly salaries of RO950, from the earlier
ceiling of RO600-monthly salary.
The Council of Ministers has tasked the designated committee
(that was entrusted with following up the development of oil
prices) to undertake necessary measures to implement the
new decision with effect from August 1st 2018, while at
the same time ensuring the currency/durability of the rules
being enforced, as announced earlier on this issue.
The Council of Ministers hereby reaffirms its keenness to
enhance all areas that serve the public benefit.
Source: Oman News Agency