Muscat, The State Council Office today
discussed the proposal submitted by the Economic Committee on the
amendment of the Economic Development Law.
At its 12th meeting of the 3rd annual sitting of the 6th term
under the chair of Dr. Yahya bin Mahfoudh al-Manthri, Chairman of the
State Council, the Office hosted Honorable Sheikh Mohammed bin
Abdullah al-Harthy, Head of the Economic Committee and Honorable
Dr. Badria bint Ibrahim al-Shehia, Rapporteur of the Committee, for
discussing the proposal aimed at reviewing the general provisions of
the Economic Development Law, the requirements for its updating in
line with the changes in the structure of the national economy, in
addition to the legal review and the specific terms of reference,
underlying the overlaps with subsequent relevant laws, focusing on
everything that is related to the planning, implementation and follow-up
of development projects and other stages of the law.
Following its discussion of the proposal, the Office decided to
refer it to the general session of the State Council.
The Office approved the Council’s budget for the year 2019. It
also reviewed the follow-up report of the activities of the committees
during the period between its previous meeting and this meeting.
At the end of its meeting, the Office outlined the items and
agendas of its regular meetings from the 10th to 13th meetings of the
third annual sitting of the sixth term, scheduled for 26 and 27 June,
and 3 and 4 July 2018.
Source: Oman News Agency