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Chairperson of State Council lauds the Omani Women’s achievements at the World Summit of Women Leaders 2019

27 Jun 2019

Hon.Dr. Suad Mohamed Ali Sulaiman Al Lawati, Vice Chairperson of the State Council, affirmed that Omani women enjoy their full social, economic and political rights owing to the gains of blessed renaissance led by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said. 

To endorse the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women issued by the Royal Decree No. 42/2005, she pointed out that Omani women participate actively in all development fields and have achieved remarkable achievements at all levels

Speaking at the closing session of the World Summit of Women's Political Leaders in Tokyo on Thursday, June 27, 2019, the Vice Chairperson of the State Council, said that Omani women enjoy great prestige and appreciation for their role in the development of society that is taking place in the Sultanate. 

She added that in this context, 17th October  each year in Oman is devoted  to celebrate and honor the Omani Women. They also  participate in the International Women's Day, which falls on the eighth of March each year.

Hon.Dr.Suad  met the Japanese Minister of State for Health, Labor and Social Affairs on Thursday.


Dr. Suad explained that Omani women participate in all areas of public work and have made significant progress in the field of political participation, holding positions of minister, ambassador and in many decision-making positions.

During the meeting, they reviewed the prospects of joint cooperation between the Sultanate and Japan in some areas, in addition to addressing the topics discussed by the World Summit of Women's political leaders on developmental and social issues.

The meeting also tackled the role of the World Network of Women Political Leaders in empowering women in political leadership positions through international conferences held annually.

Dr. Suad presented a working paper on the role of women in the promotion of community health on Thursday as part of the summit, which ended on Thursday under the theme "Promoting society through the goals of sustainable development" with the participation of about 400 political leaders worldwide.

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