More citizens eligible for fuel subsidy in Oman

11 Jun 2018
POSTED BY Y Magazine

Starting from August 1, citizens who earn a salary of up to RO 950 a month will be able to benefit from the fuel subsidy programme, according to a decision by Oman’s Council of Ministers.

The council issued this statement about the expansion of the base of citizens benefiting from the National Subsidy System, to support them for fuel prices: “The Council of Ministers, in its meeting held on Sunday, June 10, 2018, reached a decision to expand the base of eligible categories of citizens according to the fuel subsidy system from OMR600 to OMR950 per month.”

The statement added: “The Council charged the Committee to follow up the developments in oil prices by making the necessary arrangements for the implementation of this resolution, as of the first of August, 2018.”

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