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Council of Ministers hails women on Omani Women’s Day
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MUSCAT: The Council of Ministers on Sunday greeted the Omani women on the occasion of Omani Women’s Day, which falls on October 17 every year.

The Council of Ministers saluted mothers and valued their great role in looking after the family and taking care of its members.

The Council of Ministers affirmed that the Sultanate of Oman’s celebration of 17th of October as Omani Women’s Day "is a manifestation of the status of Omani women in society and the attention that has been accorded to them since the dawn of the renaissance”.

The Cabinet indicated that the attention accorded to women is aimed at empowering them to contribute alongside men in the country’s comprehensive development. The Council of Ministers added that "The State’s constant support for women over the past decades has had significant positive impact, notably by providing jobs for women and putting all enabling services at their disposal.

"As a result, Omani women proved their mettle by efficiently carrying out the missions entrusted to them. This qualified Omani women to scale new heights and win awards of distinction in many local, regional and international spheres.

"The Council of Ministers hereby expresses its deep appreciation for mothers’ contribution to family upbringing and the attention they accord to family members so that they could contribute effectively to the national action.”

The Council of Ministers wished Omani women further success in their quest to achieve progress and prosperity of Oman. -- ONA

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