Policies, strategies and guidlines

This page presents the most significant and recent legislation and policies of various sectors, as well as Oman's latest ratification of international conventions. It also features key regulations and legislations that govern the work on eGovernment and the ICT sector in Oman.

To learn more about Omani Laws, Ministry of Legal affairs provides an inclusive search engine that provides all established laws, Royal Decrees, and Ministerial Decisions.

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OeGAF- Technical Reference Model (TRM)
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OeGAF- Technical Standards Compliance List
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OeGAF- Technical Reference Guide
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OeGAF- Solution Reference Model (SRM)
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OeGAF- Information Reference Model (IRM)
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OeGAF- Business Reference Model (BRM)
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IT Projecr Management Framework
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Data classification Law (Arabic only)
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IT Service Continuity Framework
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Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Tender Law
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Business and Finance
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Selective Tax Law (Arabic only)
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Sector : Business and Finance
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Law of Profit Tax on Establishments
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Sector : Business and Finance
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Income Tax Law
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Sector : Business and Finance
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Companies Income Tax Law
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Sector : Business and Finance
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Commercial Law
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Sector : Business and Finance
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Law of National Associations
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Child and Family
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National Committee for Family Affairs (Arabic only)
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Sector : Child and Family
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The Project of the Higher Education Law
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Sector : Education and Research
Entity : Ministry of Education

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National Strategy for Education in the Sultanate of Oman 2040
Policy or strategy Type : Strategies
Sector : Education and Research
Entity : Ministry of Education

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The Project of the Higher Education Law (Arabic only)
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Education and Research
Entity : Ministry of Education

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Academic System
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Sector : Education and Research
Entity : Ministry of Education

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The Printing & Publishing Law
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Education and Research
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Omani Citizenship Law
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Citizenship and Residency
Entity : Royal Oman Police

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Civil Status Law (Arabic only)
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Citizenship and Residency
Entity : Royal Oman Police

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Expatriate Visa Law (Arabic only)
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Foreign Affairs
Entity : Royal Oman Police

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Basic Statue of the State
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Sector : Justice
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The Arbitration and Reconciliation Law (Arabic only)
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Sector : Justice
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Notary Public Law (Arabic only)
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Sector : Justice
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Advocacy Act Law (Arabic only)
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Sector : Justice
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Civil Service Law
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Sector : Law, Justice & Safety
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Labor Law
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Sector : Work and Employment
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Anti-Trafficking Law
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Sector : Law, Justice & Safety
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Drugs Law (Arabic only)
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Law, Justice & Safety
Entity : Royal Oman Police

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Arms and Ammunition Law (Arabic only)
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Law, Justice & Safety
Entity : Royal Oman Police

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Consumer Protection Law
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Law, Justice & Safety
Entity : Consumer Protection Authority

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Law on Sea Fishing and Protection of The Marine Biological Wealth ( Arabic only)
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Agriculture & Fisheries
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Regulation for Agriculture Resources Protection (Arabic only)
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Sector : Agriculture & Fisheries
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Law on the Protection of New Plant Varieties
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Sector : Agriculture & Fisheries
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Law on Aquatic Living Wealth (Arabic only)
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Sector : Agriculture & Fisheries
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Law of Agriculture Quarantine ( Arabic only)
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Sector : Agriculture & Fisheries
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State Audit Law
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Anti-corruption
Entity : State Audit Institution

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Omani Penal Law
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Anti-corruption Justice
Entity : State Audit Institution

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Law on Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Anti-corruption
Entity : State Audit Institution

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Law on the Protection of Public Money and Avoid Conflicts of Interests (Arabic only)
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Anti-corruption
Entity : State Audit Institution

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Tourism Law
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Tourism and Recreation
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The Law on Nature Reserves and Wildlife Conservation (6/2003)
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Water, Electricity and Sanitation
Entity : Environemnt Authority

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Establishing Demaniyat Islands Natural Reserve (23/96)
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Sector : Water, Electricity and Sanitation
Entity : Environemnt Authority

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Establishing Turtles Reserve (25/96)
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Sector : Water, Electricity and Sanitation
Entity : Environemnt Authority

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Establishing Al Jabal al Akhdar Sancutary for Natural Sceneries (80/2011)
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Sector : Water, Electricity and Sanitation
Entity : Environemnt Authority

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Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
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Sector : Water, Electricity and Sanitation
Entity : Environemnt Authority

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
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Sector : Water, Electricity and Sanitation
Entity : Environemnt Authority

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Law on the Conservation of the Environment and Prevention of Pollution (114/2001)
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Water, Electricity and Sanitation
Entity : Environemnt Authority

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The Procedural Guideline for the work of Majlis A'Shura (Arabic only)
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Sector : shura-council-(parliament)
Entity : Shura Council

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The Basic Statue of the state and the Internal Regulation of Majlis A'Shura (Arabic only)
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : shura-council-(parliament)
Entity : Shura Council

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The Council of Oman
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : shura-council-(parliament)
Entity : Shura Council

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87-2002- Ratification on the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Arabic only)
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Services and Social Benefits
Entity : Ministry of Social Development

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121- 2008 Ratification of the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Arabic only)
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Services and Social Benefits
Entity : Ministry of Social Development

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Law of Juvenile Accountability (Arabic only)
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Child and Family Services and Social Benefits
Entity : Ministry of Social Development

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Child Law
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Child and Family Services and Social Benefits
Entity : Ministry of Social Development

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Childcare Facilities Regulations (Arabic Only)
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Services and Social Benefits
Entity : Ministry of Social Development

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Disabled Persons Welfare and Rehabilitation Act
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Child and Family Services and Social Benefits
Entity : Ministry of Social Development

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Social Security Law (Arabic only)
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Child and Family Services and Social Benefits
Entity : Ministry of Social Development

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The Guidance Centers and Domestic Consultancy Regulations (Arabic only)
Policy or strategy Type : Guidelines
Sector : Services and Social Benefits
Entity : Ministry of Social Development

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Traffic Law
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Traffic and Transport
Entity : Royal Oman Police

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Regulations for The Management of Hazardous Waste
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Sector : Water, Electricity and Sanitation
Entity : Authority for Public Services Regulation

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The Law of Regularization and Privatization of Electricity and Related Water Sector
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Water, Electricity and Sanitation
Entity : Authority for Public Services Regulation

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Municipal Laws
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Other Laws
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Sector : Housing and Urban Planning
Entity : Ministry of Housing and Urban Development

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Social Housing
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Sector : Housing and Urban Planning
Entity : Ministry of Housing and Urban Development

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Real Estate Registry
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Sector : Housing and Urban Planning
Entity : Ministry of Housing and Urban Development

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Lands
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Sector : Housing and Urban Planning
Entity : Ministry of Housing and Urban Development

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Planning
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Sector : Housing and Urban Planning
Entity : Ministry of Housing and Urban Development

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Sports laws (Arabic only)
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Sector : Health and Sport
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National Health Policy
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : Health and Sport
Entity : Ministry of Health

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Ministry of Health (Policies and Guidelines)
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : Health and Sport
Entity : Ministry of Health

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Health Vision 2050
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Sector : Health and Sport
Entity : Ministry of Health

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Web content guidelines - Arabic Only
Policy or strategy Type : Guidelines
Sector : Internet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Compliance Matrix of Oman Goverment Websites
Policy or strategy Type : Frameworks
Sector : Internet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Mobile Governance Framework
Policy or strategy Type : Guidelines
Sector : Internet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Web policy
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : Internet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

Data and Information Systems Security Classification Mapping
Policy or strategy Type : Guidelines
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Government Information sharing policy (Once only principle)
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Social Media Policy
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Government Open Data Policy
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Website Content Guidelines
Policy or strategy Type : Guidelines
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Cyber Security Law
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Law, Justice & Safety
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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eTransformation Policy
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

Electronic Transactions Law
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : Law, Justice & Safety
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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IT Governance Charter
Policy or strategy Type : Guidelines
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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eParticipation Policy
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

e-Accessibility Policy
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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IT Governance Policy
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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IT Risk Management Framework
Policy or strategy Type : Frameworks
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Website and Data Hosting Policy
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Open Government Licence
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Cyber Security Governance Guidelines
Policy or strategy Type : Guidelines
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Cloud Governance Framework
Policy or strategy Type : Frameworks
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Basic Security Controls Guidelines
Policy or strategy Type : Guidelines
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Information Security Framework
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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eGovernment Transformation Plan
Policy or strategy Type : Plans
Sector : eTransformation
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Digital Oman Strategy
Policy or strategy Type : Strategies
Sector : eTransformation
Entity : Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

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Kindergartens
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Entity : Ministry of Education

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General Education
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : Education and Research
Entity : Ministry of Education

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Basic Education
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Entity : Ministry of Education

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Post-Basic Education
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : Education and Research
Entity : Ministry of Education

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Special Needs Education
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Entity : Ministry of Education

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Literacy and Adult Education
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : Child and Family
Entity : Ministry of Education

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Private Schools
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Entity : Ministry of Education

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International Schools
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Entity : Ministry of Education

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Academic Timings
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Entity : Ministry of Education

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General Information
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Entity : Ministry of Education

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Health Education eLibrary (Multiple Resources)
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : Health and Sport
Entity : Ministry of Health

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Ebola Protection
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : Health and Sport
Entity : Ministry of Health

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Manpower national policy
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : Citizenship and Residency
Entity : Ministry of Labour

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Radioactive Isotopes
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : Water, Electricity and Sanitation
Entity : Environemnt Authority

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Climate Change
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : Water, Electricity and Sanitation
Entity : Environemnt Authority

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Environment and Sustainable Development
Policy or strategy Type : Policies
Sector : Water, Electricity and Sanitation
Entity : Environemnt Authority

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Telecommunications Regulatory Act (Arabic Only)
Policy or strategy Type : Laws
Sector : eTransformationInternet, Media & Telecom
Entity : Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)

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