Civil Service Council reviews report on Omanisation

MUSCAT: The Civil Service Council on Sunday held its fourth meeting of the year under the chairmanship of Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal al Busaidy, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court. Other members of the council also attended the meeting.
The meeting reviewed the follow-up report on what has been done to implement the decisions and recommendations of its third meeting in 2016. It also reviewed its agenda and viewed the presentation prepared by the Ministry of Civil Service on implementing the training plans for the government units which apply the Civil Service Law.
The report included indicators and data on this area including the number of Omani employees who have been trained during the past year within the framework of the financial allocation for this purpose, the positions of these employees, the training programmes’ fields including in the plan and the periods of training, as well as other indicators and data.
The Council also reviewed the report on the Omanisation plans for the jobs at the different governmental units that apply the Civil Service Law and its executive regulations. The report included an evaluation of the Omanisation plan during the 8th five-year development plan (2011-2015) and the current Omanisation plan at the 9th five-year development plan.
The Council also discussed requests of a number of government organisations about regularising the employment conditions for some of their employees to be compatible with the organisation they work for and with their roles and responsibilities as shown in the Civil Service Law, its executive regulation and the system for job classification and arrangement.
It also discussed a number of issues related to appointment applications and contracts for some technical jobs in light of the Council’s powers in this regard. The Council discussed the reasons for such applications, which include mainly facilitating the operation of the relevant organisations.
The Council also discussed requests of a number of government units for their employees on loan by combining the basic salary of those employees in their work and the salary received by them from the loaning entities, according to the legal provisions governing this in the Civil Service Law and its implementing regulations. The meeting reviewed a number of other topics on its agenda sent by various ministries and government units and took the appropriate decisions and recommendations. — ONA