Role of media panel in municipal polls stressed

MUSCAT: Sayyid Hamoud bin Faisal al Busaidy, Minister of Interior, on Tuesday met with the head and members of the Media Committee, in the presence of the Chairman of the Main Elections Committee at the Ministry of Interior. The Minister of Interior stressed the importance of the role played by the Media Committee in highlighting and covering the 2nd Term of the Municipal Elections. He said that media means play an important role in participation of voters to cast their votes in service of their dear homeland. He highlighted the success of media in the consolidation of the concept of elections and its importance in life of the Omani society within the framework of the state of institutions.

The meeting touched on the preparations for the elections day on December 25 as citizens in all governorates of the Sultanate will cast their votes to choose their representatives in Municipal Councils. The Minister of Interior wished all the best to all the committees in the success of these elections and report in an image that befits the status of the Sultanate regionally and globally as it succeeded with distinction in the organisation and coverage of the 8th term elections of Majlis Ash’shura. — ONA