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Mobilizing Oman's support and commitment to UNFPA mandate and ICPD Agenda

On 5 November, UNFPA organized a meeting with the delegation of Oman heading to Nairobi to participate in the Summit on ICPD25. The delegation consisted of key officials of several government ministries and national stakeholders, and it was led by the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Social Development (MoSD) of Oman, Dr. Yahya Al Maawaly. The Primary Health Care Directorate of the Ministry of Health of Oman stated that according to the Sultanate Health Development Agenda 2050 and the progress made in reducing the maternal death dramatically, the Sultanate is on the road to ensure zero maternal death in the future and meet the progressive vision of the ICPD Agenda. On the other side, the members of the MoSD delegation confirmed that several initiatives are taking place every year to enhance women's economic and social empowerment in the country to create a paradigm shift in women's development-related policies.