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summary of the Association details

Name of the Association

Omani Economic Association

Registration No.

35

Type of the Association

Professional

Location

Muscat Governorate

Objectives

  1. Activating, encouraging and publishing scientific research in order to contribute the socio-economic development activities in Oman.

  2. Cooperating with the government and private agencies concerned with economic development, provision of experts and stating opinions in economic matters if asked.

  3. Conducting conferences, lectures, visits and exchange of information with the other professional associations and institutions.

  4. Strengthening the relations and enhancing the scientific and technical cooperation between economists in the Sultanate  and their colleagues in the Arab countries and the rest of the world.

  5. Contributing in organizing the basis of the economic consultancy profession and raising its standard in cooperation with the other concerned authorities.

  6. Representing the professional interests of its members.

  7. Urging members to maintain the ethics of the profession and raising its standards.

Management of the Association

A board of directors elected by a general assembly manages the Association. The board is to be composed of 7 members. It’s duration shall be two years. A member whose membership expires may be re-elected.

Membership

 

Membership is open to anyone with the following conditions:

  1. Shall be a holder of a university degree in economics as a minimum, or specializing in a related field or a student studying in the field of the Association.

  2. To be at least 18 years of age and not be convicted of a felony, misdemeanor or crime violating or contrary to honour or honesty unless being redeemed or rehabilitated.

  3. To be of good conduct.

  4. To undertake, in writing to respect the regulations of the Association

  5. To have the desire to work in the service of the Association and the realization of its objectives.

Types of Memberships

Full member: Enjoyed by every member satisfying the conditions of membership.

Honourary Membership: Granted to the those who provide substantial material, immaterial or moral services or who contribute greatly in promoting the association’s activities. Honourary membership is offered by a decision by the Board of Directors. The Honourary member has the right to attend the sessions of the association and it’s committees and to participate in their discussions without having the right to vote in issuing decisions or during elections.

Student Membership : Offered to students studying in the fields of the Association.

Fees

Full Member:Fees for Full members are: R.O 20 annually in addition to the joining fees of R.O 100 to be paid only once at joining. New graduates not holding students memberships are offered a discount of 50% of the joining fees

Honourary members do not pay membership fees.

Student Members Fees for students are R.O 10 annually. They are exempted from the joining fees.
General Assembly The general assembly is composed of all the active members who pay the membership fees. It holds its meetings with absolute majority.

Resources

The financial resources of the Association is composed of the following:

  1. Membership Fees

  2. Donations, Grants bequests or orders subject to the approval of the Minister.

  3. Revenue from the Association’s activities.

  4. Government subsidies.

  5. Profits and returns resulting from the investment of the association finances within the limits of the applicable laws.

  6. Consultancy Offices Registration Fees.

  7. Other different revenues approved by the Ministry.