Oman’s Shoura Council has referred a study on private investment in the health sector to the Council of Ministers. The study focuses on the challenges faced by private investment as well as the incentives which should be offered to encourage investment. The Council also referred a study from the Economic and Financial Committee on the obstacles faced by the private sector, the free zones and the incentives required to increase their participation in Gross Domestic Product. The study focuses on the most important economic sectors and the desired partnership between the public and private sectors. It also highlights the importance of reviewing the relevant legislation and legal framework.