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Al-Harbi congratulates Oman on it’s 50th National Day
MUSCAT, Nov 18, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman Suleiman Al-Harbi congratulated the Sultanate on its 50th National Day anniversary. In a statement to KUNA Wednesday, Al-Harbi lauded the astounding development achievements that have been witnessed in various realms in the brotherly country.
The ambassador stressed that the Kuwaiti-Omani ties are firmly rooted, thanks to the wise leadership in the two brotherly countries. He also asserted the keenness of the two countries on achieving the willingness of their leaders to further strengthening cooperation in various fields for the benefit of their mutual interest. The Sultanate of Oman on Wednesday marks its 50th National Day, with pioneering achievements in various fields under the leadership of Sultan Haitham bin Tareq, who continues the legacy the late Sultan Qaboos bin Said.
Since Sultan Haitham bin Tareq took over the leadership of Oman on the 11th of last January, the Sultanate has witnessed a development and growth in all political, economic and cultural fields, as he pushes the country into broad areas of progress and prosperity. The development of Oman for the past 50 years is based on preserving the Omani genuine identity coupled with openness to the world.
Over the past years, the Omani citizen has been blessed with educational, health, economic and cultural services, which are in continuous development. And as for the future, Oman 2020 vision, three key themes have been adopted and include the following set of pillars, people and society, economy and development, and governance and institutional performance, under each are a number of developmental subjects. Since last January, constructive steps have been taken aimed at improving the economic situation of the Sultanate through restructuring the states administrative apparatus and government companies with the aim of developing their performance and improving investment capacity to achieve financial balance and raise the efficiency of economic performance, as these reflects Omani leaderships keenness to find ways to push forward development.
Among the plans, the Medium- Term Fiscal plan (MTFP) 2020-24, which was approved last October for improving the economy, as it also serves and supports the financial framework of Oman 2040 Vision. The Sultanate also paid great attention in addressing the repercussions of COVID-19 pandemic through forming of a supreme committee to explore the mechanism of dealing with this virus, its ramifications and the efforts made regionally and globally to address it. The committee also aimed at following up the measures taken to stop the virus spread, developing appropriate solutions, proposals and recommendations based on the results of the public health evaluation.