In a piece of important news relevant to companies doing business in the Sultanate, it was recently announced in the local press that Oman’s Council of Ministers has decided to raise the minimum wage for Omani citizens employed in the private sector.

Currently, the minimum gross salary for Omanis working in the private sector is RO 200 per month. Effective July 1, 2013, the minimum gross salary for Omanis working in the private sector shall be increased to RO 325 per month.