Oman: Shura elections and PPP progress, competitiveness problem

Risk Management
Issue 1090 - 18 Oct 2019 | 4 minute read

Majlis Al-Shura election: The election of 85 members to the ninth Majlis Al-Shura (Consultative Council) is scheduled for 27 October, with 767 candidates standing, 43 of them female. Voter registration closed in September, when preliminary numbers showed there would be 375,801 male and 337,534 female voters. Interior minister Sayyid Hamoud Bin Faisal Al-Busaidi said this increase on previous numbers reflected “the growing desire among citizens to exercise voting rights and take responsibility in the march of progress”.

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