State Council Chairman receives Sheikhs and Public Figures from the Wilayate of Qurayat
01 Dec 2019
At the outset of the meeting, the Chairman welcomed the delegation, praising their initiative to visit the Council to get acquainted with its duties, functions, mechanism of work and its role in the national work.
He reviewed the process of institutional implementation of the Shura in the Sultanate.
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has said that the establishment of the State Council has led to the expansion of the Shura base in the Sultanate through the adoption of a bicameral system, noting in this regard coordination between the State Council and Majlis A’Shura to achieve national goals in cooperation with the Council of Ministers within constructive integration of state institutions.
The Council Chairman explained that the Council begins its seventh term with great aspirations to continue its role in the process of comprehensive development, and contribute to the consolidation of the inherent values of the Omani society and preserve its achievements through discussion of development plans and draft laws, submit proposals and studies in various fields.
He also spoke about the Oman Council building, which is a landmark of civilization and combines originality and contemporary features and a unique architectural character derived from the Omani culture and authentic Islamic heritage.
The meeting was attended by the Secretary-General of the Council and several honorable members of the Council.
The visit included viewing of a documentary about the council and touring the council's various facilities.