Oman creates new Sports Ministry headed by Sayyid Dhi Yazan bin Haitham

© TAS News Service
© TAS News Service

Muscat, Oman, August 19, 2020: The Sultan of Oman’s son, Sayyid Dhi Yazan bin Haitham, has been appointed as the Sports Minister of Oman.

The Sultan of Oman Haitham bin Tariq has restructured the government in a series of decrees made on Tuesday, August 18. 

Sultan Haitham bin Tariq, who came to power in January after the death of long-time ruler Sultan Qaboos, issued 28 royal decrees, creating new ministries and renaming or merging others.

Among the new ministries is the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth headed by Sayyid Dhi Yazan bin Haitham.

Analysts said the reshuffle was in line with the changes planned as part of Oman’s Vision 2040.

Source: The National