Budget report discussed at State Council Bureau

Economic Committee thanked for finishing report on time

MUSCAT: The State Council Bureau on Thursday discussed the report of the State budget for fiscal year 2017 prepared by the Expanded Economic Committee.
The first Bureau meeting of the second annual sitting, held under the chairmanship of Dr Yahya bin Mahfoudh al Mantheri, State Council Chairman, had the presence of members of the Bureau and the Secretary-General of the State Council.
The Bureau hosted Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdullah al Harthy, Head of the Economic Committee and Rahma Hamed Mohamed al Mashrafi, Economic Committee member, for discussing the report on the State budget for fiscal year 2017 prepared by the Expanded Economic Committee comprising of the heads of the Standing Committees and the members of the Economic Committee.
The Chairman, on behalf of the Bureau, appreciated the Economic Committee for the efforts exerted in completing the assigned task within the stipulated time.
The Bureau then decided to present the report at the upcoming plenary session.
Furthermore, the Bureau discussed the topics for presentation at the next meeting which will be held by the heads of the standing committees and valued the outcome of the first ordinary session of the second annual sitting of the sixth- term held on November 20.
The Bureau members also reviewed a number of proposals made by the members. They also reviewed the report on the implementation of decisions taken at its meeting of June 1, in addition to the follow-up report on the activities of the committees during the period between former Bureau meeting and the present one.
At the conclusion of the meeting, the Committee briefed on its agenda and took appropriate decisions.