The Sultan of Oman, Haitham bin Tariq, issued on Wednesday a royal decree appointing members of the State Council, the second legislative chamber. The council consists of 86 members, including 18 women.
The Sultan also issued a decree appointing 14 members, including three women, to the Omani Human Rights Commission.
Sultan Haitham bin Tariq also invited the Shura Council to hold its first extraordinary session, on Thursday, Nov. 9, to elect a president and two vice-presidents for the tenth term (2023-2027).
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