Oman: Sultan Qaboos of Oman issued a royal decree appointing Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Salim al Futaisi as Minister of Transport, Eng Azza bint Sulaiman bin Said al Ismailiya as Minister of Technology and Communications.
He named Dr Suad bint Mohammed bin Ali al Lawatia as Minister of Arts Affairs and Sayyid Ibrahim bin Said al Busaidy as Minister of State and Governor of Musandam.
He issued another royal decree appointing Muhsin bin Mohammed bin Ali al Shaikh as Adviser at the Diwan of Royal Court and Sultan bin Salim bin Said al Habsi (Deputy Chairman of Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Oman) as Head of the Tax Institution.
Eng Issam bin Saud bin Harib al Zadjali as Chairman of Muscat Municipality, with a minister’s rank.
Sayyid Khalifa bin Al Murdas bin Ahmed al Busaidi takes over as Governor of Al Buraimi while Dr Ahmed bin Mohsin bin Mohammed al Ghassani assumes the position of Chairman of Dhofar Municipality.