Muscat: On the directives of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the Council of Ministers has congratulated the Omani woman on the anniversary of the Omani Woman’s Day.
In a statement issued here on Tuesday, the Council of Ministers said, “Celebration of the Omani Woman’s Day came as a means of embodying the care and attention accorded to woman. This attention enabled (the Omani) woman to occupy her deserved place in society. Hence the 17th of October every year celebrates women’s status as partners in national action alongside man.
“Success stories of (the) Omani woman in the workplace in public and private domains are plenty and noteworthy. (The Omani) woman played constructive roles in economic and social fields, and in literature, besides her basic role in the upbringing of generations, enhancing of family ties and fostering social harmony.
“The Omani woman has an ever-expanding role in the nation building service. She has contributed to all fields of work, in addition to her keenness on forming a responsible family, grooming the offspring and ensuring quality in her work. The Government will spare no effort in providing more support to the Omani woman and engaging her in all sectors of work and productivity so that she could continue to shoulder her responsibilities in consolidating the country’s comprehensive development and safeguarding its achievements.
“The Council of Ministers wishes Omani woman further success and progress.”
Meanwhile, the State Council organised a discussion on “The Omani Woman: Achievements and aspirations” under the auspices of Dr. Suad bint Mohammed Al Lawati, deputy to chairman of the State Council. The opening was attended by secretary general of the State Council and a number of members of the State Council and the Council of Oman.