Symposium on Partnerships for Society: Budget, People and Media

Date 2nd February 2011
Place Sohar University

Under the patronage of His Excellency Sayyid Hilal Bin Badr Al Busaidi, Wali of Sohar, the symposium aimed at strengthening partnership between the media, the public and Majlis A’Shura members. The participants discussed issues such as the state budget and five-year plan. Themes approached included:

• Reviewing the Budget History and Planning Performance in Oman
• Avenue for Active Partnership Between Representative Bodies
• Media and Civil Society
• Concept and Applicability of Performance Based Budgets to Oman and GCC
• Role of Media in Involving the Society in Budget Review and Debates
• Modes and Formats of Budget

Participants of the Ceremony

Dr. Mehdi Ahmed Jafar (Vice-Chairman of Evironment Society of Oman and member of Tawasul Advisory Board), Ahmed al-Mukhaini (Strategic Consultant at Tawasul and Independent Researcher), Alex Brazier (Expert in Budget and Parliamentary Scrutiny from Global Partners), Hatim al Taie (Chief Editor at Al Roya), Fatma Al Arimi (Special Correspondent of Alam Aliktisaad Wala'mal), Ahmed Al Othman (TV Presenter and Academician at College of Applied Sciences in Salalah), Hamad al Musharrafi (Expert in Econometrics and Researcher).

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