The Supreme Defense Council of the Sultanate of Oman called, on Saturday, the Council of the Royal Family to convene to determine who to transfer the rule of rule in the country after the death of Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed.
And the Omani TV showed footage of the convening of the Defense Council in Oman, which would supervise the implementation of the Omani constitution until the appointment of the Sultan, and he invited the Family Council to convene to choose the Sultan of Oman as successor to the Sultan.
Today, Saturday, the Sultanate of Oman announced the death of Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed at the age of 79 after a conflict with the disease.
According to the 1996 constitution, the sultan decides, in a letter to be opened by the family council after his death, his successor, who must be a family member. If the family meeting fails to agree on a name, the Defense Council, which is composed of senior military leaders, with the participation of the heads of the State and Shura Councils (two chambers of parliament) and the Supreme Court, must confirm the choice of the late sultan.