Council of Ministers approves referral of Social Protection Draft Law
The Council of Ministers has approved the referral of the draft law on Social Protection to the Council of Oman to complete its legislative session.The step was undertaken within the context of the Council of Ministers’ keenness to finalize procedures linked to the restructuring of retirement and social protection systems. The Council of Ministers commended the new social protection system designed in line with the best international practices, standards and experiences based on transition from case-study programmes to a comprehensive system of coverage.
Oman announces dates for e-registration for Hajj 2023
The Sultanate of Oman’s Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs (MERA) has announced the dates for the opening of registration for citizens and residents wishing to perform Hajj rituals for the 1444 AH (2023) season. Pilgrims wishing to enrol can register through the electronic system of Oman, from Tuesday, February 21, until March 4. The Ministry stated that the registration will be on the following link: http://www.hajj.om.