Omanisation of two professions announced in the Sultanate

Muscat: Dr. Mahad bin Said bin Ali Ba’owain, Minister of Labour has issued decision No 7/2021 to regulate the practice of some professions.
 The decision was based on the Labor Law issued by Royal Decree 25/2008, and the Royal Decree 9/2020 to establish the Ministry of Labor, define its functions, and approve its organizational structure.
 Article 1 stipulates that practicing the following professions in private sector establishments shall be restricted to Omanis:
 1- Fuel station manager
 2.  Professions related to the activities and business of optics and the sale of eyeglasses
 While Article 2 stipulates that non-Omani manpower recruitment licenses and work permits issued for the professions specified in Article 1 of this decision shall be valid until their expiry date.

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