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Sultan Qaboos bin Sa'id, the monarch, rules with the aid of his ministers. His dynasty, the Al Sa'id, was founded about 250 years ago by Imam Ahmed bin Sa'id. The sultan is a direct descendant of the 19th-century ruler, Sa'id bin Sultan. The sultanate has no constitution, Western-style legislature, or legal political parties.
CURRENT GOVERNMENT
Sultan Said, QABOOS, bin Said Al
Special Representative for His Majesty the Sultan Said, THUWAYNI, bin Shihab Al
Prime Minister Said, QABOOS, bin Said Al
Dep. Prime Min. for Cabinet Affairs Said, FAHD, bin Mahmud Al
Min. of the Royal Office Mamari, Ali bin Majid al-, Gen.
Min. of Agriculture & Fisheries Khalili, Salim bin Hilal bin Ali al-
Min. of Awqaf & Religious Affairs Salimi, Abdallah bin Muhammad bin Abdallah al-
Min. of Civil Service Azizi, Abd al-Aziz bin Matar al-
Min. of Commerce, Industry, & Minerals Sultan, Maqbul bin Ali bin
Min. of Communications Shamas, Suhail bin Mustahail
Min. of Defense Said, QABOOS, bin Said Al
Min. of Defense Affairs Busaidi, BADR, bin Saud bin Harib Al
Min. of Diwan of Royal Court Busaidi, SAYF, bin Hamad bin
Min. of Education Busaidi, SAUD, bin Ibrahim bin Saud Al
Min. of Finance Said, QABOOS, bin Said Al
Min. of Foreign Affairs Said, QABOOS, bin Said Al
Min. of Health Musa, Ali bin Muhammad bin, Dr.
Min. of Higher Education Manthiri, Yahya bin Mahfudh al-
Min. of Housing, Electricity, & Water Shamas, Suhail bin Mustahail al-
Min. of Information Rashidi, Hamad bin Abdallah Muhsin al-
Min. of Interior Busaidi, ALI, bin Hamud bin Ali Al
Min. of Justice Hinai, Muhammad bin Abdallah bin Zahir al-
Min. of Legal Affairs Alawi, Muhammad bin Ali bin Nasir al-
Min. of National Economy Makki, Ahmad bin Abd al-Nabi al-
Min. of National Heritage & Culture Said, FAYSAL, bin Ali Al
Min. of Oil & Gas Rumhi, Muhammad bin Hamad bin Sayf al-
Min. of Regional Municipalities, Environment, & Water Resources Alawi, Khamis bin Mubarak bin Isa al-, Dr.
Min. Responsible for Foreign Affairs Alawi, bin Abdallah, Yusuf bin
Min. of Social Affairs, Labor & Vocational Training Husni, Amir bin Shuwayn al-
Min. of State & Governor of Muscat Busaidi, MUTASIM, bin Hamud bin Nasir Al
Min. of State & Governor of Dhofar Qutaybi, Muhammad bin Ali al-
Min. of Transport & Communications Mamari, Malik bin Sulayman al-
Min. of Water Resources Aufi, Hamid Said al-, Lt. Gen.
Special Adv. to His Majesty Ghazali, Salim bin Abdallah al-
Special Adv. to His Majesty for Culture Ruwas, Abd al-Aziz bin Muhammad al-
Special Adv. to His Majesty for Economic Planning Affairs Zubayr, Muhammad bin
Special Adv. to His Majesty for Environmental Affairs Said, SHABIB, bin Taymur Al
Special Adv. to His Majesty for External Liaison Zawawi, Umar bin Abd al-Munim al-
Adv. to the State Busaidi, MUSALLAM, bin Ali Al
Adv. at the Diwan (Royal Court) Mashani, Salim bin Mustahail bin Ahmad al-
Pres. Majlis al-Dawlah (Council of State) (Upper House) Harthi, Hamud bin Abdallah al-
Pres. Majlis al-Shura (Advisory Council) (Lower House) Qutaybi, Abdallah Ali al-
Chmn., Central Bank Said, QABOOS, bin Said Al
Executive Pres., Central Bank Zadjali, Hamud bin Sangur Hashim
Ambassador to the US Khussaiby, Muhammad bin Ali bin Thani al-
Permanent Representative to the UN, New York Hinai, Fuad bin Mubarak al-