Oman’s Sultan Haitham bin Tariq al-Said visits Saudi Arabia on first official overseas trip

Oman’s Sultan visited Saudi Arabia on Sunday on his first official overseas trip since assuming power last year, with talks expected to focus on the Yemen war and economic and investment cooperation as Muscat looks to shore up its finances. Sultan Haitham bin Tariq al-Said, whose country has joined United Nations-led efforts to secure a… Read More Oman’s Sultan Haitham bin Tariq al-Said visits Saudi Arabia on first official overseas trip

Oman publishes new law on establishment of succession system

Oman’s Sultan Haitham will be succeeded by his eldest son Dhi Yazan, according to a new basic law published on Tuesday that creates a new position of crown prince and establishes succession from ruler to the eldest son. Sultan Haitham bin Tariq al-Said had announced plans for the constitutional change on Monday, a year after… Read More Oman publishes new law on establishment of succession system