Speaking at the sixth typical session of the State Council on Wednesday, H E Dr Yahya bin Mahfoudh al Mantheri mentioned, “We are proud about this integral project as component of the extensive improvement plans of our cherished nation, a national asset and a living tribute to the clarity of vision of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.
“The commencement of the commercial operations at the new Muscat International Airport, which is one of the newest airports in the region, will undoubtedly impress visitors to this country with the welcoming, positive experience of top-class services. Built to the finest international and modern standards, the airport is an important addition to the logistics sector and will boost the economy and tourism in the sultanate. It will also create jobs for enterprises and individuals.”
H E Dr Mantheri added, “Members and staff of the State Council are immensely pleased with this milestone event. “We pray for the good health, wellness and a long blessed life of His Majesty the Sultan and for our beloved nation’s safety, progress and development.”
The session was held in the presence of members of the council and the secretary basic. Following in depth discussions, it authorized the report of the Economic committee of the council pertaining to the draft Commercial Companies Law, with the introduction of amendments and remarks of the members. The State Council had received the draft transferred by the Council of Ministers and the report of Majlis A’Shura.
The council also authorized the final version of the guidelines of process of the State Council submitted by the Legal committee, earlier discussed by the bureau at its fourth meeting. The council authorized the proposal by the Legal committee on the ‘Study and review of land laws in the sultanate’ to be studied in the coming period right after getting discussed by members of the council.
The study aims to recognize the legislative challenges facing the land sector in the sultanate. It attempts to recommend methods to address them either by producing some adjustments for the improvement of the sultanate’s land program or by examining the appropriateness of proposing a bill containing the primary provisions and regulating all actions relating to the program of entitlement, ownership and use of land and to all residential, industrial, industrial, and agricultural and tourist makes use of. The session noted a number of reports and subjects.
This incorporated a report on the 11th periodic meeting of the Legislative Assemblies of the States of the Gulf Cooperation Council held in Kuwait in January as nicely as a report pertaining to the council’s participation in the Conference of the Union Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held in Tehran in January.
Further on, it looked at the report of the operating group titled, ‘Mechanisms for the empowerment of women to reach elected councils’ with the committee for the adhere to-up to the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.
Information Source: Muscat Daily