Muscat: Exchange houses in Oman are waiting for the directives to be issued by the Central Bank of Oman (CBO) after the opening of such business was announced by the Supreme Committee.
While the Supreme Committee for dealing with coronavirus on Tuesday announced the re-opening of some commercial and industrial activities, experts at the exchange houses are waiting for a detailed outline to ensure the safety of both staff and customers.
Talking to the Times of Oman, the experts from various exchange houses said: “We will follow the decision issued by the Supreme Committee but waiting for a detailed guideline to be issued by the CBO indicating how to go about operating the business.
“We are still waiting to know what is required from our end to ensure the safety of both staff and customers in terms of their number at a time, and so on.”
The decision by the Committee of re-opening some commercial activities besides exchange houses, include, repair shops for vehicles and fishing boats, spare parts-selling shops, electronic and electrical appliances and repairing stores, vehicle rental offices, equipment and machinery rental offices, and selling in specialised stores for stationery, office supplies, printers, support offices, quarries and crushers.