Oman tells all government agencies to cut spending by at least 10%

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Dubai - The ministry said all exceptional bonuses for state employees would be halted, state media reported.



By Reuters

Published: Tue 14 Apr 2020, 2:23 PM

Last updated: Tue 14 Apr 2020, 4:26 PM

Oman's finance ministry told all government agencies to cut their operating budgets this year by at least 10 per cent and stressed they should reduce them by as much as possible, including by reviewing salaries and benefits.

The ministry said all exceptional bonuses for state employees would be halted, state media reported.

It said the decisions applied to all ministries, agencies and public entities, as well as security and military bodies.


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