Oman’s Sultan restores citizenship to dozens of ex-Omanis

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Dozens of ex-Omani citizens have had their citizenship restored following a royal decree from the sultan, local media reported on Monday. Sultan Haitham Bin Tariq Al Said issued Royal Decree No.13/2022 restoring citizenship to 48 people, his first such order since taking power in 2020, according to the Oman news agency. The Gulf state doesn’t recognise dual nationality and strips people of their citizenship if they acquire another nationality “in violation of the provisions of the law,” said Gulf News. The law stipulates that “those who want to reclaim the citizenship must be of good conduct a…

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