Notes On "Establishment Of Democracy In Oman" [Unofficial Post]

Notes On “Establishment Of Democracy In Oman” [Unofficial Post]

How can Oman establish Democracy in the country
  • A new Constitution that preserves and upholds Oman’s values, religious values, history and culture
  • Determination of the form of Democracy :
Ensuring “Checks and balances” and at the same time Preventing “Gridlocks” among
    • Executive Division 
    • Legislative Division 
    • Judiciary Division
Balance of power among:
    • State Government 
    • Local Governments
  • A new form of Government for the 21st Century with emphasis on – Citizen participation in Government decision making – enabled by the Internet, Web, Information & Communication Technologies
  • Formation of a Committee – oversees –
    • Constitution and 
    • Structure of Government

– making unanimous decisions (e.g., Presidential or Parliamentary form of Government?) in every step of the process. The Committee includes representatives from every part, tribes and groups of Oman.

  • Establishment of Democratic Institutions:
    • Parliament, Judiciary Reform, Election Commission, Anti-corruption Commission, Central Bank (Reform?) , ….
  • Spreading of “Democratic Awareness”, “Democratic Values” among people
  • Formation of political parties
  • Finally:
A free and fair election and transfer of power to the winning party.
  • Creating “Systems” that work – perfectly – permanently – even when I am not overseeing’
Currently, I am poking around (ranging from Bangladesh and Burma to Mexico and Microsoft) – trying to solve problems, trying to get things done in a better way.
Next, I shall build “Systems”– so that everything works perfectly permanently – even if I am not overseeing / even in my absence.”
Links
Study
Democracy was the most successful political idea of the 20th century. Why has it run into trouble, and what can be done to revive it?
[The last thing you want is – your “Financial System” to collapse. Remember 2007 – 08 Recession?]

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