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HM The Sultan Greets President of Zimbabwe

HM The Sultan Greets President of Zimbabwe Muscat, 17 Apr (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Emmerson Mnangagwa of the Republic of Zimbabwe on his country's Independence Anniversary. In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes to President Mnangagwa and the people of his country. ---Ends/Thuraiya/AH ...

HM The Sultan Congratulates President of Slovakia

HM The Sultan Congratulates President of Slovakia Muscat, 16 Apr (ONA)--- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of congratulations to President Peter Pellegrini on him being elected as a president for the Republic of Slovakia. In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his heartfelt sentiments to President Pellegrini, wishing him success in leading the people of Slovakia towards further progress. His Majesty also wished the friendship relations between Oman and Slovakia further development and prosperity. --- Ends/Thuraiya/AH ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Syria

HM The Sultan Greets President of Syria Muscat, 16 Apr (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Dr. Bashar Al Assad of the Syrian Arab Republic on his country’s National Day. In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes of good health and happiness to President Al Assad. His Majesty prayed to Allah the Almighty to fulfill all aspirations of the Syrian people towards stability, progress and prosperity. ---Ends/Thuraiya/AH ...

HM The Sultan Offers Eid Al Fitr Prayers

HM The Sultan Offers Eid Al Fitr Prayers Muscat, 10 Apr (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik today offered Eid Al Fitr prayers at Sayyedah Fatima bint Ali Mosque in the Wilayat of A’Seeb, Governorate of Muscat. The prayers were led by Dr. Mohammed Said Al Maamari, Minister of Endowments and Religious Affairs. Dr. Mohammed began the Eid sermon by glorifying the Almighty Allah and expressing gratitude to Him for the blessings and bounties that He bestowed on His creations. He also prayed that peace be upon His Messenger, Prophet Mohammed. In particular, the ...

HM The Sultan Greets Citizens, Residents on Eid Al Fitr

HM The Sultan Greets Citizens, Residents on Eid Al FitrMuscat, 9 Apr (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has extended greetings to citizens, residents in Oman and the Islamic nation on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr.The Diwan of Royal Court issued a statement to this effect reading as follows:“Upon the advent of the blessed Eid Al Fitr for the year 1445 AH, and, as devout Muslims who observed fasting during the holy month of Ramadan expressed joy at devotedly completing the ritual, His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has extended greetings and congratulations to Omani citizens, ...

HM The Sultan Issues Royal Pardon for Some Prison Inmates

HM The Sultan Issues Royal Pardon for Some Prison Inmates Muscat, 9 Apr (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, the Supreme Commander, has issued a special Royal pardon for 154 prison inmates, some of whom were foreign convicts. The Royal pardon coincides with the blessed Eid Al Fitr 1445 AH. It has been issued out of consideration for the prisoners’ families. --- Ends/Bishara/KH ...

HM The Sultan Issues Three Royal Decrees

HM The Sultan Issues Three Royal DecreesMuscat, 8 Apr (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik today issued three Royal decrees reading as follows:Royal Decree No. 23/2024 establishes Al Jabal Al Gharbi Natural Reserve.Article (1) stipulates that a nature reserve named “Al Jabal Al Gharbi Natural Reserve” shall be established and that it shall be allocated the areas whose dimensions are indicated in the Annex and map attached to this decree.Article (2) states that the Chairman of the Environment Authority shall issue the regulations and decisions necessary for the enforcement of ...

HM The Sultan, King of Bahrain Exchange Greetings

HM The Sultan, King of Bahrain Exchange Greetings Muscat, 8 Apr (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik exchanged greetings on the advent of Eid Al Fitr with Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of Bahrain, during a telephonic conversation today. The two leaders also exchanged wishes of wellbeing to each other’s peoples, and they wished the peoples of Arab and Islamic countries more progress and prosperity. --- Ends/Bishara/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Exchanges Eid Greetings by Phone with Leaders of Some Arab Countries

HM The Sultan Exchanges Eid Greetings by Phone with Leaders of Some Arab CountriesMuscat, 8 Apr (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has exchanged greetings on the advent of Eid Al Fitr during telephonic conversations with Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Mishal Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait, King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and President Abdul Fattah El Sisi of the Arab Republic of Egypt.His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere greetings and best wishes to the leaders, wishing them ...

HM The Sultan Receives Greetings From Omani Officials Ahead of Eid Al Fitr

HM The Sultan Receives Greetings From Omani Officials Ahead of Eid Al FitrMuscat, 8 Apr (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has received greetings from a number of officials in the Sultanate of Oman upon the advent of Eid Al Fitr for Hijri year 1445 AH. The officials voiced their heartfelt sentiments to His Majesty the Sultan, wishing him good health, happiness and a long life. They prayed to Almighty Allah to protect His Majesty the Sultan and to have him witness many blissful anniversaries of this auspicious occasion. They also wished Omani people further progress under the wise ...

HM The Sultan Exchanges Eid Al Fitr Greetings with Leaders of Arab, Islamic Nations

HM The Sultan Exchanges Eid Al Fitr Greetings with Leaders of Arab, Islamic NationsMuscat, 7 Apr (ONA) --- On the advent of Eid Al Fitr, His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik exchanged greetings with leaders of Arab and Islamic countries.In the cables, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his heartfelt sentiments and best wishes of good health, happiness, and a long life to the leaders. His Majesty also wished their peoples further progress and prosperity. His Majesty prayed to Allah the Almighty to accept their fasting and prayers and for the return of this and similar occasions on them while ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Senegal

HM The Sultan Greets President of SenegalMuscat, 4 Apr (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Bassirou Diomaye of the Republic of Senegal on his country’s National Day.In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his heartfelt sentiments and best wishes of good health and happiness to President Bassirou. His Majesty also wished the people of Senegal further progress and prosperity.--- Ends/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Issues Royal Decree

HM The Sultan Issues Royal DecreeMuscat, 3 Apr (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik today issued a Royal Decree No. (22/2024) on ratification of an agreement between the Government of the Sultanate of Oman and the Swiss Federal Council on work permit for companions of official employees, signed in Muscat on 30 November 2023.Article (1) ratifies the aforesaid agreement as per the version attached to this decree.Article (2) says that this decree shall be published in the Official Gazette and enforced from its date of issue.—- Ends/Khalid ...

HM The Sultan Congratulates President of Senegal

HM The Sultan Congratulates President of SenegalMuscat, 1 Apr (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of congratulations to President Bassirou Diomaye of the Republic of Senegal on the occasion of winning the presidential elections of his country.In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his heartfelt sentiments to President Bassirou Diomaye, wishing him success in leading the people of Senegal towards further progress. His Majesty also wished the bilateral relations further development and prosperity. --- Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Issues Royal Decree Promulgating Biosignatures Law

HM The Sultan Issues Royal Decree Promulgating Biosignatures Law Muscat, 26 Mar (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik today issued Royal decree No. (21/2024) on promulgating the Biosignatures Law, after presenting the same before the Council of Oman. Article (1) states that the provisions of the Biosignatures Law attached to this decree shall be enforced. Article (2) says that the Inspector General of Police and Customs shall issue the executive regulations of the attached Law. Article (3) cancels all that contradicts the attached Law or contravenes its ...

HM The Sultan Issues Three Royal Decrees

HM The Sultan Issues Three Royal Decrees Muscat, 25 Mar (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik today issued three Royal decrees reading as follows:Royal decree No. (18/2024) amends the Criminal Procedures Law.Article (1) states that the attached amendment shall be made to the Criminal Procedures Law.Article (2) says that this Royal decree shall be published in the Official Gazette and enforced from the day following its date of publishing.Royal decree No. (19/2024) promulgates the Sultan Qaboos University System.Article (1) states that the provisions of Sultan Qaboos ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Bangladesh

HM The Sultan Greets President of Bangladesh Muscat, 25 Mar (ONA)--- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Mohammed Shahabuddin of the People's Republic of Bangladesh on the occasion of his country’s Independence Anniversary. In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes of good health and happiness to President  Shahabuddin. His Majesty also wished the people of Bangladesh further development and growth. ---Ends/Thuraiya/KH ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Greece

HM The Sultan Greets President of GreeceMuscat, 24 Mar (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Katerina Sakellaropoulou of the Republic of Greece on her country's National Day.In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes to President Sakellaropoulou and the people of Greece. ---Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

HH Honourable Lady, Spouse of The Sultan of Oman Extends Greetings on Mother’s Day

HH Honourable Lady, Spouse of The Sultan of Oman Extends Greetings on Mother’s DayMuscat, 21 Mar (ONA) --- Her Highness the Honourable Lady Assayida Ahd Abdullah Hamad Al Busaidi, Spouse of the Sultan of Oman, has expressed greetings on the occasion of Mother’s Day to mothers in the Sultanate of Oman and the world. The message reads as follows:“We are delighted to greet mothers in our beloved homeland Oman and mothers in all parts of the world on the occasion of Mother’s Day, which falls on the 21st of March every year. We wish all mothers prosperity, success, dignity, a ...

HM The Sultan Congratulates President of Indonesia

HM The Sultan Congratulates President of IndonesiaMuscat, 21 Mar (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of congratulations to President Prabowo Subianto of Republic of Indonesia on the occasion of winning the presidential elections of his country. In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his heartfelt sentiments to President Subianto, wishing him success in leading the people of Indonesia towards further progress. His Majesty also wished the bilateral relations further development and prosperity. --- Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Namibia

HM The Sultan Greets President of NamibiaMuscat, 20 Mar (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Nangolo Mbumba of the Republic of Namibia on his country’s Independence Anniversary.In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere sentiments to President Nangolo Mbumba. His Majesty also wished the people of Namibia further progress and prosperity. --- Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Tunisia

HM The Sultan Greets President of TunisiaMuscat, 19 Mar (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Kais Saied of the Republic of Tunisia on his country’s Independence Anniversary.In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes to President Kais Saied. His Majesty also wished the people ofTunisia further development and prosperity.--- Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Issues Royal Decree Appointing Non-resident Ambassadors

HM The Sultan Issues Royal Decree Appointing Non-resident Ambassadors Muscat, 18 Mar (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik today issued Royal decree No. (17/2024) on appointing non-resident ambassadors. Article (1) appoints Talal bin Sulaiman bin Habib Al Rahbi, the Sultanate of Oman’s Ambassador to the Federative Republic of Brazil as extraordinary, plenipotentiary and non-resident Ambassador of Oman to the Oriental Republic of Uruguay and the Republic of Colombia. Article (2) appoints Badr bin Mohammed bin Badr Al Mantheri, the Sultanate of Oman’s ...

HM The Sultan Congratulates President of Russia

HM The Sultan Congratulates President of Russia Muscat, 18 Mar (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of congratulations to President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation on the occasion of winning the presidential elections for a new term. In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his heartfelt sentiments to President Putin, wishing him success in leading the people of Russia towards further progress. His Majesty also wished the bilateral relations further development and prosperity. --- Ends/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Mauritius

HM The Sultan Greets President of MauritiusMuscat, 12 Mar (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Prithvirajsing Roopun of the Republic of Mauritius on his country's National Day.In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes to President Prithvirajsing Roopun and the people of his country. ---Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Extends Greetings on Advent of Blessed Month of Ramadan

HM The Sultan Extends Greetings on Advent of Blessed Month of RamadanMuscat, 11 Mar (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has extended his greetings on the occasion of the advent of the blessed month of Ramadan.The Royal gesture was expressed in a statement issued by the Diwan of Royal Court reading as follows:“With Muslims in the east and west of the globe celebrating the advent of the blessed month of Ramadan for this year 1445 AH, His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has extended his greetings to the noble citizens, residents in the land of the Sultanate of Oman and ...

HM The Sultan Receives Thanks Cable from Emir of Kuwait

HM The Sultan Receives Thanks Cable from Emir of KuwaitMuscat, 11 Mar (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has received a cable of thanks from Sheikh Mishal Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait in reply to His Majesty’s greetings cable on the occasion of his country’s National Day.In the cable, Sheikh Mishal expressed his utmost thanks and appreciation for His Majesty's sincere sentiments, wishing His Majesty good health and well-being.Sheikh Mishal also wished the Omani people further progress and prosperity under the wise leadership of His Majesty. ...

HM the Sultan Condoles Ruler of Sharjah

HM the Sultan Condoles Ruler of SharjahMuscat, 24 Mar (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of condolences to Sheikh Dr. Sultan Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Ruler of Sharjah on the death of Sheikh Saqr Rashid Saqr Al Qasimi.In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy, praying to Allah the Almighty to rest the deceased’s soul in peace in paradise and grant Sheikh Dr. Sultan and his family patience to bear the loss. ---Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Exchanges Greetings on Advent of Holy Month of Ramadan with Bahrain King

HM The Sultan Exchanges Greetings on Advent of Holy Month of Ramadan with Bahrain King Muscat, 10 Mar (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik exchanged greetings in a telephonic call with King Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa of the Kingdom of Bahrain on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan. During the call, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his heartfelt sentiments to King Hamad, wishing him good health, happiness and a long life. His Majesty also prayed to the Almighty Allah for the return of this occasion on King Hamad while the people of Bahrain realize aspirations of ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Pakistan

HM The Sultan Congratulates President of Pakistan Muscat, 10 Mar (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of congratulations to President Asif Ali Zardari on being elected and sworn-in as the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes of success to President Asif in leading the people of Pakistan towards further progress and prosperity. His Majesty also wished the bilateral relations further development and growth. --- Ends/Anas ...