Council of Ministers congratulates women
Speech of Honourable Lady, Wife of His Majesty the Sultan, on the occasion of Omani Women’s Day
On the occasion of Omani Women’s Day, His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik conferred the Order of Royal Commendations on five Omani women for their contribution to the nation.
The Honourable Lady, Wife of His Majesty Sultan Haitham, presented the medals at Al Barakah Palace on Saturday. Dr Fatma bint Muhammad al Ajmiya, Undersecretary for Administrative, Financial and Planning Affairs in the Ministry of Health, was conferred the Order of Royal Commendation, Second Class.
Aisha bint Omar al Habshiyah, Farida bint Musa al Balushi, Zahra bint al Awfiya and Eng Yusra bint Khalaf al Subhiya were conferred the Order of Royal Commendation, Third Class.
During the ceremony, the Honourable Lady also honoured 50 other Omani women (see full list on Pg 03) who have played a sig
The Council of Ministers issued a statement on the occasion of Omani Women’s Day.
‘The sultanate’s celebration of Omani Women’s Day on October 17 every year is a testament to the attention and honour that women have enjoyed since the
dawn of the Blessed Renaissance in support of their efforts, sideby-side with men, in the comprehensive development the country is witnessing,’ it said.
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Muscat - “I extend my sincere congratulations to Omani women on the occasion of Omani Women’s Day celebrated on October 17 each year.
Omani women who responded to the call of the Renaissance are working hard to build the country.
I congratulate every Omani woman who lives on this land or abroad, who has contributed or will contribute to the progress of Oman.
We extend our congratulations also to all our female companions from all the countries of the world who enjoy a decent life in this dear country.
There is no doubt that dedicating this day every year to the Omani woman highlights her achievements, shedding light on her remarkable contributions, spreading awareness of her prominent role and her high position and enhancing her aspirations for a bright future for this dear nation. This came as a result of the generous support and patronage of the Late His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.
Omani women, over the past 50 years of the Blessed Renaissance, have received ample attention, care and honour. They have got the education, training and employment opportunities to actively participate in the development process of Oman to keep the sultanate in line with other countries of the world.
Complementing this approach, His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik is keen to establish the principle of partnership and social responsibility between women and men in Omani society.
His Majesty the Sultan appointed a number of women to senior positions in the government in recognition of their potential and ability to perform the tasks assigned to them to realise Oman’s future vision with sincerity and devotion.
We extend our thanks and pride in all workers from different sectors fighting the pandemic and the medical staff who are at the forefront.
In conclusion, I would like to thank every Omani woman and I ask God to preserve our dear homeland, Oman, and to harmonise its people to the good, progress and glory under the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik.”
Continued from Page 01 Council of Ministers congratulates women ‘Women have participated in constructive roles in the national work, and have consolidated their achievements in various sectors in the government and private sectors. They have excelled in their role in representing Oman in regional and international forums.’
The statement added that the Council of Ministers congratulates women on the occasion, expressing its deep appreciation to all for their essential and important role.
The Council of Ministers wished Omani women further success in carrying out their responsibilities and continuing their contributions to Oman.
nificant role in the country’s development and for their achievements in their field of work. HONOURABLE LADY The Honourable Lady, Wife of His Majesty Sultan Haitham, with Order of Royal Commendation awardees and guests at the Omani Women’s Day celebrations at Al Barakah Palace on Saturday I congratulate every Omani woman who lives on this land or abroad, who has contributed or will contribute to the progress of Oman Celebration of Omani Women’s Day is a testament to the attention and honour that women have enjoyed since the dawn of the Blessed Renaissance: Council of Ministers