Oman to end lockdown of Muscat governorate on May 29

State committee had also ordered government entities to ensure at least 50% of employees are working from their offices from May 31.

  
Sultanat of Oman, Muscat, Mirani fort and Al Alam Palace of Sultan Qaboos. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Sultanat of Oman, Muscat, Mirani fort and Al Alam Palace of Sultan Qaboos. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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DUBAI- Oman will on Friday end a lockdown of its Muscat governorate - which includes the capital - that has been in place since April 10 as the sultanate eases its coronavirus containment measures, the state news agency reported on Wednesday.

It said a state committee had also ordered government entities to ensure at least 50% of employees are working from their offices from May 31.

(Reporting by Lisa Barrington; Editing by Hugh Lawson) ((ghaida.ghantous@thomsonreuters.com;))

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