Monday, 16 Dec 2019 | 19 Rabi Al Thani 1441
State Council approves proposal on standard of living, productivity

State Council approves proposal on standard of living, productivity

The session chaired by H E Dr Yahya bin Mahfoudh al Mantheri, Chairman of the State Council, was held in the presence of the council members and the secretary basic of the council.

As per the statement the discussions also focused on the Economic Committee’s report on draft law amending particular articles of the Tender Board Law and the report of the Social Committee on draft law of patient rights and security and the draft law of wastewater management, therapy and reuse.

Regarding the proposal of the Economic Committee of Integrating the Standard of Living and Productivity, Hon Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah al Harthy, head of the Economic Committee, delivered the committee’s statement.

He explained that the study aims to analyse the prevailing standard of living in the sultanate and figure out its consistency with the productivity prices, worth added, efficiency and effectiveness. He noted that the study touched upon the determinants and measures of integration, the balance in between growing the level of productivity and the keenness to enhance the standard of living. He stated that the development model adopted by the sultanate has accomplished considerable developments in living requirements more than a number of decades, but its sustainability needs a new improvement paradigm to harmonise the social challenges and needs.

The study has resulted in a number of suggestions. It contains the improvement of proficient practices and policies to boost productivity in each the public and private sectors getting the earnings-creating supply and important for creating savings and boost the state sources. It also aims to meet the require to strengthen the culture of the society towards productivity and accept it as the crucial element in enhancing the standard of living.

The council authorized the proposal, major to the formation of a Technical Drafting Committee to contain the opinions of the members. The council will hold its 15th ordinary session on Tuesday to talk about the proposal of the Culture, Information and Tourism Committee on the ‘Advertising Regulation’, and a discussion of the proposal ‘Development of Training in Education System’ submitted by the Education and Research Committee.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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