Omanisation | More expat jobs replaced by Omanis

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Omanisation aims to reduce the expat work force in key industries


Current expat population: 45% of the total population of Oman

Majlis Al-Shura (مجلس الشورى) (The Consultative Assembly, Oman’s 86 seat lower house of council) has discussed a proposal for mandatory hiring of Omanis in technical positions in the private health sector institutions as part of the Omanisation plan.

The discussion was held today chaired by Speaker of Majlis Al-Shura; Khalid bin Hilal Al-Ma’awali and in the presence of Sheikh Ahmed bin Muhammad Al-Nadabi, Secretary-General of the Council and Shura members.

The 7th term of Shura Council’s first annual session (2019/2020) decided that: Omanis are to be hired for the following technical positions:

  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Medical Profession Auxiliaries
  • Physiotherapist Technicians
  • Nursing Professionals
  • Pharmacy Professionals
  • Pharmacist Assistants
  • Pharmacists
  • Radiographers (X-ray Technicians)
  • Supervisors / Health Observers

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