Cabinet allocates RO100mn for fuel prices affected

The Council of Ministers on Sunday decided to allocate around RO100 million in the State budget to support the section of the society that has been affected by the deregulation and fluctuation in fuel prices.  The decision came within the framework of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos’ keenness to help the citizens maintain decent living standards.
A competent committee appointed by the Council of Ministers will announce the details of the scheme, including that of identifying the eligible citizens, which will be launched from January 2018.