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HM The Sultan Leaves Singapore, Heads to India

HM The Sultan Leaves Singapore, Heads to IndiaSingapore, 15 Dec (ONA) ---- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik left the Republic of Singapore today heading to the Republic of India, following a three-day state visit to Singapore during which he met with President Tharman Shanmugaratnam of Singapore, and gave an audience to Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore.His Majesty the Sultan was seen off at Singapore Changi Airport by Dr. Mohamad Maliki bin Osman, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office (Head of the Mission of Honour), a number of Singaporean officials and members of the ...

HM The Sultan Gives Audience to Singapore Deputy PM

HM The Sultan Gives Audience to Singapore Deputy PMSingapore, 15 Dec (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik today gave an audience at his residence in Singapore to Lawrence Wong, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Singapore.During the audience, His Majesty the Sultan and the Singaporean Deputy PM discussed ways to further consolidate relations between the Sultanate of Oman and the Republic of Singapore. They looked into measures to benefit from the development and economic experience of both countries.They also exchanged views about other matters of common concern.The ...

His Majesty The Sultan Views Singaporean Efforts to Benefit from Technology, Future Outlooks

His Majesty The Sultan Views Singaporean Efforts to Benefit from Technology, Future OutlooksSingapore, 15 Dec (ONA) --- As part of his State Visit to the Republic of Singapore, His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik today watched two visual presentations at his residence in Singapore—one about the “Office of Smart Nation and Digital Government” and the other about “Singapore Future Foresight Council”.His Majesty the Sultan took note of the role of the “Office of Smart Nation and Digital Government” in developing a smart society, digital economy and advanced government thinking, ...

In Honour of HM, President of Singapore Hosts Dinner

In Honour of HM, President of Singapore Hosts Dinner Singapore, 14 Dec (ONA) --- In honour of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, President Tharman Shanmugaratnam of the Republic of Singapore hosted an official dinner ceremony at the Istana palace. Prior to the dinner ceremony, His Majsty the Sultan delivered a speech reading as follows: “President Tharman Shanmugaratnam, President of Singapore. Thank you for the warm welcome. I am delighted to see you and to be in Singapore. We had a friendly and constructive exchange of views today, confident that we can take ...

HM The Sultan Meets CEOs of Singaporean Companies

HM The Sultan Meets CEOs of Singaporean CompaniesSingapore, 14 Dec (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has received CEOs of Singaporean companies, in his residence in Singapore.The CEOs expressed their honor in meeting His Majesty the Sultan.The meeting dealt with means of expanding economic and investment cooperation and augmenting trade exchange between the two countries in various fields.The meeting was attended by the official delegation accompanying His Majesty the Sultan.--- Ends/Anas ...

Orchid Named After His Majesty the Sultan

Orchid Named After His Majesty the SultanSingapore, 14 Dec (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik today visited the National Orchid Garden in Singapore, the capital.During the visit, His Majesty the Sultan witnessed a ceremony for allocating his name to one of the orchids. The gesture demonstrated the pride of the Singaporean government and people over His Majesty’s historic visit to the Republic.His Majesty the Sultan expressed his deep appreciation for this kind gesture, which, he observed, reflects the strength of bilateral relations between the two friendly countries.Naming ...

His Majesty the Sultan, Singaporean Prime Minister Hold Session of Talks

His Majesty the Sultan, Singaporean Prime Minister Hold Session of TalksSingapore, 14 Dec (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarikand Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore, today held an official session of talks at the Istana Palace in Singapore, the capital.During the talks, His Majesty the Sultan and the Singaporean PM discussed strong bilateral relations binding the Sultanate of Oman and the Republic of Singapore, as well as the fruitful cooperation and measures to expand mutual benefits in various sectors.His Majesty the Sultan and the Singaporean PM also ...

HM The Sultan Accorded Official Reception on His Visit to Singapore

HM The Sultan Accorded Official Reception on His Visit to SingaporeSingapore, 14 Dec (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik was accorded an official reception at the Istana Palace in Singapore today, on the occasion of his State Visit to the Republic of Singapore.Upon the arrival of His Majesty the Sultan’s motorcade at the presidential palace, President Tharman Shanmugaratnam was at the forefront of those who received His Majesty the Sultan and his delegation, wishing them a pleasant stay.After that, the President of Singapore accompanied His Majesty the Sultan to the dais of ...

HM The Sultan Arrives in Singapore

HM The Sultan Arrives in SingaporeSingapore, 13 Dec (ONA) ---- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik arrived in the Republic of Singapore today on a three-day state visit.His Majesty was received upon his arrival at Singapore Changi Airport by Dr. Mohamad Maliki bin Osman, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office (Head of the Mission of Honour), a number of Singaporean officials and members of the Sultanate of Oman’s Embassy in Singapore.During the visit, His Majesty the Sultan is accompanied by an officials high-ranking delegation.--- Ends/AH ...

HM The Sultan Leaves for Singapore

HM The Sultan Leaves for SingaporeMuscat, 13 Dec (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik left here today for the Republic of Singapore on a three-day state visit, during which he will hold meeting with President Tharman Shanmugaratnam of Singapore.The visit, made in response to an invitation by the Singaporean President, underscores the advanced relations between the two countries.His Majesty the Sultan was seen off at the Royal Airport by HH Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers, HH Sayyid Asa’ad bin Tarik Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister ...

HM The Sultan Hosts Dinner on SAF Day

HM The Sultan Hosts Dinner on SAF DayMuscat, Dec 11 (ONA) —— His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, the Supreme Commander, hosted a dinner at Al Barakah Palace this evening on the occasion of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) Day.The ceremony comes as a felicitation by His Majesty, the Supreme Commander, to all military formations and units of the Armed Forces on this glorious day.It symbolises his Royal recognition for their great dedication in performing the sacred duty to defend the homeland, protect its security and ensure its stability and safety.It is a manifestation of the Armed ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Kenya

HM The Sultan Greets President of KenyaMuscat, 11 Dec (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Dr. William Ruto of the Republic of Kenya on his country’s Independence Anniversary.In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes to President Ruto and the people of his country. --- Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

HM The Sultan to Visit Singapore, India

HM The Sultan to Visit Singapore, India Muscat, 10 Dec (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik will pay two state visits to the Republic of Singapore and the Republic of India starting from Wednesday 13 December 2023. A statement was issued by the Diwan of Royal Court to this effect. It reads as follows: “His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik will pay two state visits to the Republic of Singapore and the Republic of India with effect from Wednesday 13 December 2023. The two visits reflect the advanced relations between the Sultanate of Oman and the two ...

HH Sayyid Theyazin Conveys HM The Sultan’s Greetings to Russian President

HH Sayyid Theyazin Conveys HM The Sultan’s Greetings to Russian PresidentMoscow, 7 Dec (ONA) --- HH Sayyid Theyazin bin Haitham Al Said conveyed greetings of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik to Vladimir Putin, President of the Federal Republic of Russia, along with His Majesty the Sultan’s wishes of good health and happiness to the Russian president.When the Russian President received him in Moscow today, HH Sayyid Theyazin also conveyed His Majesty the Sultan’s wishes of further progress and prosperity for the people of Russia.For his part, President Putin asked HH Sayyid ...

HM The Sultan Greets King of Thailand

HM The Sultan Greets King of ThailandMuscat, 6 Dec (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand 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 King Vajiralongkorn. His Majesty also wished the people of Thailand further progress and prosperity. ---Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Finland

HM The Sultan Greets President of FinlandMuscat, 5 Dec (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Sauli Niinisto of the Republic of Finland on his country's Independence Anniversary.In the cable, His Majesty expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes to President Niinisto and the people of Finland. ---Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Hosts Dinner in Honour of President of Swiss Confederation

HM The Sultan Hosts Dinner in Honour of President of Swiss ConfederationMuscat, 30 Nov (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik hosted an official dinner at Al Alam Palace guesthouse this evening in honour of President Dr. Alain Berset of the Swiss Confederation and his accompanying delegation, on the occasion of his visit to the Sultanate of Oman.The dinner was attended by some members of the Royal Family, ministers and officials.Later, His Majesty the Sultan bid farewell to the President of Swiss Confederation, wishing him a pleasant stay during his visit to Oman and a safe return ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Romania

HM The Sultan Greets President of Romania Muscat, 30 Nov (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Klaus Iohannis of Romania on his country’s National Day. In the cable, His Majesty expressed his heartfelt sentiments and best wishes to the President of Romania and his country’s people. --- Ends/Anas ...

HM The Sultan, President of Swiss Confederation Hold Official Talks

HM The Sultan, President of Swiss Confederation Hold Official TalksMuscat, 30 Nov ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik and President Dr. Alain Berset of the Swiss Confederation held an official session of talks at Al Alam Palace today.At the outset of the session, His Majesty the Sultan reiterated his welcome to President Berset, wishing him and his accompanying delegation a pleasant stay.On his turn, the President of the Swiss Confederation expressed his utmost thanks and appreciation to His Majesty the Sultan for the warm welcome and hospitality.The session explored areas ...

HM The Sultan Receives President of Swiss Confederation

HM The Sultan Receives President of Swiss ConfederationMuscat, 30 Nov (ONA) —— His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik received President Dr. Alain Berset of the Swiss Confederation, who began an official visit to the Sultanate of Oman.The President of the Swiss Confederation was accorded an official reception ceremony today.Upon the arrival of the motorcade of the guest at Al Alam Palace courtyard, the Royal Guard of Oman (RGO) band played a welcoming tune, to the accompaniment of trumpets.After that, His Majesty the Sultan accompanied the President of the Swiss Confederation to the Dais ...

HM The Sultan Hosts Dinner in Honour of German President

HM The Sultan Hosts Dinner in Honour of German PresidentMuscat, 28 Nov (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik hosted an official dinner at Al Alam Palace guesthouse this evening in honour of President Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier of the Federal Republic of Germany and his accompanying delegation, on the occasion of his visit to the Sultanate of Oman.The dinner was attended by some members of the Royal Family, ministers and officials.Later, His Majesty the Sultan bid farewell to the German President, wishing him a pleasant stay during his visit to Oman and a safe return home.—- ...

HM The Sultan, German President Hold Official Talks

HM The Sultan, German President Hold Official TalksMuscat, 28 Nov ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik and President Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier of the Federal Republic of Germany held an official session of talks at Al Alam Palace today.At the outset of the session, His Majesty the Sultan reiterated his welcome to President Steinmeier, wishing him and his accompanying delegation a pleasant stay.On his turn, the German President expressed his utmost thanks and appreciation to His Majesty the Sultan for the warm welcome and hospitality.The session reviewed bilateral relations and ...

HM The Sultan Receives President of Germany

HM The Sultan Receives President of GermanyMuscat, 28 Nov (ONA) —— His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik received President Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier of the Federal Republic of Germany, who began an official visit to the Sultanate of Oman.The German President was accorded an official reception ceremony today.Upon the arrival of the motorcade of the German President at Al Alam Palace external courtyard, a squadron of cavalry lined the two sides of the road to the gate of the palace, welcoming the guest.Then, the Royal Guard of Oman (RGO) band played a welcoming tune, to the ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Albania

HM The Sultan Greets President of AlbaniaMuscat, 27 Nov (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Bajram Begaj of the Republic of Albania 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 Begaj. His Majesty also wished the people of Albania further progress and prosperity. ---Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Mauritania

HM The Sultan Greets President of MauritaniaMuscat, 27 Nov (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania on his country’s Independence Day.In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes of good health and happiness to President El Ghazouani. His Majesty also wished the people of Mauritania further progress and prosperity. ---Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

Royal Decree Restructures Oman Development Bank

Royal Decree Restructures Oman Development BankMuscat, 20 Nov (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik today issued Royal Decree No. 84/2023 on restructuring Oman Development Bank. It reads as follows: Article (1) stipulates that the name of “Oman Development Bank” shall be amended to “Development Bank” and that the provisions of the bylaw attached to this decree shall be applied in this regard. Article (2) states that the Development Bank shall draft its articles of association in accordance with the Commercial Companies Law promulgated under Royal Decree ...

HM The Sultan Presides over 53rd National Day Military Parade

HM The Sultan Presides over 53rd National Day Military ParadeAdam, 18 Nov (ONA) —- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, the Supreme Commander, presided over a military parade staged at the military parade ground of Adam Air Base in the Governorate of A’Dakhiliyah today on the occasion of the 53rd Glorious National Day.The event saw the participation of symbolic units representing the Royal Army of Oman (RAO), the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO), the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO), the Royal Guard of Oman (RGO), the Sultan’s Special Force (SSF), the Royal Oman Police (ROP) and the Royal Court ...

HM The Sultan Receives Greetings Cables on 53rd Glorious National Day

HM The Sultan Receives Greetings Cables on 53rd Glorious National Day Muscat, 16 Nov (ONA) --- With the advent of the 53rd Glorious National Day and celebrating the milestone achievements that have covered all parts of our dear Oman under the inspiring leadership of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, His Majesty has received cables of greetings on this national occasion from the kings and leaders of Arab, Islamic and foreign countries, crown princes and senior officials. In their cables, the well-wishers commended the wise approach outlined by His Majesty the Sultan in ...

HM The Sultan to Preside over 53rd National Day Military Parade This Saturday

HM The Sultan to Preside over 53rd National Day Military Parade on SaturdayMuscat, 15 Nov (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, the Supreme Commander, will preside this Saturday (18 November 2023) over the military parade, to be staged at the military parade ground of Adam Air Base in the Governorate of A’Dakhiliya on the occasion of the 53rd Glorious National Day. Symbolic units representing the Royal Army of Oman (RAO), the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO), the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO), the Royal Guard of Oman (RGO), the Sultan's Special Force (SSF), the Royal ...

HM The Sultan Presides over 8th Term Convening of Council of Oman

HM The Sultan Presides over 8th Term Convening of Council of OmanMuscat, 14 Nov (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik presided over the 8th term’s first annual convening of the Council of Oman, at the council’s premises in the Governorate of Muscat today.Upon the arrival of His Majesty the Sultan in the premises of the Council of Oman, he headed to the Dais of Honour where the Royal Anthem was played while the artillery fired a 21-gun salute for His Majesty. Then, His Majesty the Sultan proceeded to the Hall of the Council where verses from the Holy Quran were recited at the ...