Oman Ministers

Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Sultanate of Oman/Saltanat ‘Uman (Universal suffrage 1994 - two women were appointed to the Majlis as-Shura that year)

Circa 1995- Advisor to the Minister of Social Affairs, Labour, Women and Children’s Affairs Mrs. Abdullah Ahmed Al-Ghazi

Circa 1995-2004 Undersecretary for Development in Ministry of National Economy
2004- Minister of Tourism Rajiha bint Abdul Ameer Bin Ali

1997- Undersecretary for Social Affairs in the Ministry of Social Affairs, Labour and Vocational Training Dr. Thuwaibah bint Ahmad Bin Isa Al-Barwani

1997-2003 Undersecretary of Education Dr. Fawzia bint Nasir Bin Juma Al-Farsi
Since 2003 the eight woman in the Upper House, Majlis al-Shura

2003- President with the Rank of Minister of the National Authority for Industrial Craftsmanship Sheikha Aisha bint Khalfan bin Jameel al-Sayabiyah
(b. 1973-).

2003- Undersecretary of Education Muna bint Salim al-Jardaniyah

Until 2004 Undersecretary of Higher Education Dr. Rawya bint Saud bin Ahmed al Busaidiyah
2004- Minister of Higher Education

2004- Minister for Social Development Sherifa bint Khalfan bin Nasser al-Yahiyaia
Five women were named as state prosecutors and another woman became the ninth member of the State Council.



Last update 23.03.09