Sayyid Hamoud bin Faisal al Busaidy, Minister of Interior, affirmed the keenness and attention accorded by His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik to the Shura march and his profound belief in citizens’ participation in the nation-building process and their contribution to the legislative developments which will lead to the realisation of the objectives set for the Council of Oman.
He praised the unprecedented development and modernisation the electoral process has witnessed in the Sultanate of Oman that resulted in the simplification of the election procedures and processes.
The heart of this electoral exercise is Oman Vision 2040, a national blueprint for development and improved living standards, according to BNN Network. The incoming members of the Majlis al-Shura face the daunting task of shaping and implementing this ambitious vision.
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The National University of Singapore (NUS) consistently makes the top 100 in all higher education rankings worldwide, and this year it came a quite prestigious 11th in one ranking. We asked the rector of NUS, renowned mathematician and French knight, Professor Eng Chye Tan about the secret of their success.