SALALAH: His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik presided over a meeting of the Council of Ministers at Al Husn Palace in the Wilayat of Salalah, Governorate of Dhofar, on Thursday.
At the outset of the meeting, His Majesty the Sultan gave thanks and praise to Allah the Almighty for the riches with which He endowed Oman. He expressed gratitude to the Almighty for the accomplishments in all aspects of life in Oman made over the past five decades, inspiring the forward march of the country’s future. He prayed to Allah the Almighty to crown the good efforts with success.
His Majesty the Sultan greeted Omani citizens and expatriates on the occasion of the 52nd Glorious National Day. He prayed to Allah for a happy comeback of this glorious occasion and similar occasions at a time Oman and its noble people are blessed with further progress, prosperity and tranquillity.
His Majesty the Sultan valued the sincere sentiments, prayers and greetings of citizens and residents in all parts of Oman on this auspicious occasion. He commended citizens’ and residents’ joy and celebration of the national occasion in the Governorate of Dhofar, describing the manifestations as a source of pride and an evidence of allegiance and gratitude.
Then, His Majesty the Sultan explored local, regional and international developments, commenting on them as follows: His Majesty the Sultan took note of the Council of Ministers’ keenness to monitor and follow up financial indicators in light of positive results achieved by the National Fiscal Balance Programme, which contributed to maintaining the safe financial position of Oman.