Majlis Office reviews projects of ministries

MUSCAT: Majlis Ash’shura Office held its 17th regular meeting of the third annual sitting (2017-2018) under the chairmanship of Shaikh Khalid bin Hilal al Maawali, Chairman of Majlis Ash’shura. During the meeting, the Office reviewed the Council of Ministers’ letter on the annual reports for a number of ministries for 2017 which included a summary of the achievements achieved in 2017, the progress made in implementing the ministries’ projects, the key plans and strategies developed by them and statistics.
The Office also reviewed a number of issues referred from the government including some ministerial replies on a number of parliamentary questions by members of Majlis Ash’shura.
The Office also looked into a number of incoming letters from the committees including the letter of the Services and Social Development Committee on the status of electricity sector.
The report included the measures taken by the committee to study the subject, such as hosting officials, discussing the themes, identifying the challenges and future vision for the electricity
sector, as well as the recommendations in this regard.
Majlis Ash’shura Office reviewed some incoming letters, such as the circular of the Chairman of the Gulf Disability Society (GDS) on the recommendation of GDS 18th forum.
It included the letter of the editor-in-chief and supervisor of Al Roya Economic Forum on the recommendations of the 7th version of the Forum 2018.
The Office also reviewed some
external reports and letters by the organisations including the circular of the Arab Parliamentary Union on women representation at the Arab parliaments and the statement of the Chairman of the Arab Parliamentary Union condemning the celebration to mark Al Quds as capital of Israel at the 70th anniversary of Nakba Declaration, as well as the statement of the Arab Parliamentary Union on the 70th anniversary of Nakba Day 1948. — ONA