How was the new king of Oman selected?
ISWNews Analysis Group: According to the sixth article of Oman’s constitution, Oman’s defense council asked the royal family to give their opinion on the new king.
The royal family announced that they have reached to the conclusion that due to the tact and wisdom of King Qaboos, they rather to comply with his will.
King Qaboos will says that if the royal family could not select someone, the high defense council should follow the will to select the king.
After opening the will in presence of defense council and royal family, Mr. Haitham bin Tariq Al Said was selected as the new king of Oman.