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Before HM The Sultan, Ambassadors Take Oath of Office

Before HM The Sultan, Ambassadors Take Oath of OfficeMuscat, 30 Oct (ONA) --- Before His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, a number of ambassadors took the oath of office at Al Barakah Palace today.They were:- Khalid Salim Bamkhalif, Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to the Kingdom of Morocco,- Ahmed Mohammed Al Araimi, Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to the French Republic,- Assayida Wafa Jabr Al Busaidi, Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to the Republic of Uzbekistan,- Mal Allah Mahmoud Al Balushi, Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to the Republic of Hungary,- Sheikh Fahd ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Czech Republic

HM The Sultan Greets President of Czech Republic Muscat, 29 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Petr Pavel of the Czech Republic on his country’s National Day. In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes to President Pavel and the people of his country. ---Ends/AH ...

HM The Sultan Greets Turkish President

HM The Sultan Greets Turkish President Muscat, 29 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of the Republic of Türkiye on his country’s centennial anniversary. In the cable, His Majesty expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes to President Erdogan. His Majesty also wished the Turkish people further progress and prosperity. --- Ends/AH ...

HM The Sultan Greets Governor General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

HM The Sultan Greets Governor General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Muscat, 26 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to Susan Dougan, Governor General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on her country’s National Day. In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes of good health and welfare to Governor General Dougan. His Majesty also wished the people of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines further growth and prosperity. --- Ends/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Turkmenistan

HM The Sultan Greets President of Turkmenistan Muscat, 26 Oct (ONA) ---- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Dr. Serdar Berdimuhamedow of Turkmenistan 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 Berdimuhamedow. His Majesty also wished the people of Turkmenistan further progress and prosperity. --- Ends/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Receives Thanks Cable from GCC Ministers of Endowment, Islamic Affairs

HM The Sultan Receives Thanks Cable from GCC Ministers of Endowment, Islamic Affairs Muscat, 25 Oct (ONA) --- Participants of the 9th meeting of GCC ministers of endowments and Islamic affairs, hosted by the Sultanate of Oman, sent a cable of thanks and gratitude to His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik. In the cable, the participants expressed their appreciation to His Majesty the Sultan for the hospitality accorded to them. They also wished the Sultanate of Oman further progress and prosperity under the wise leadership of His Majesty the Sultan. The participants also ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Austria

HM The Sultan Greets President of AustriaMuscat, 25 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Dr. Alexander Van der Bellen of the Republic of Austria on his country's National Day.In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes to President Bellen. His Majesty also wished the people of Austria further progress and prosperity. ---Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Kazakhstan

HM The Sultan Greets President of Kazakhstan Muscat, 25 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of the Republic of Kazakhstan on his country’s Independence Day. In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes to President Tokayev. His Majesty also wished the people of Kazakhstan further progress and ...

HM The Sultan Issues Three Royal Decrees

HM The Sultan Issues Three Royal Decrees Muscat, 23 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik today issued three Royal Decrees. Royal Decree No. (68/2023) on promulgation of the Public Debt Law, after presenting the same before the Council of Oman. Article (1) states that provisions of the Public Debt Law attached to this decree shall be enforced. Article (2) stipulates that the Minister of Finance shall issue the Bylaw (executive regulation) for the attached Law, as well as the regulations and decisions necessary for the implementation of its provisions. ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Zambia

HM The Sultan Greets President of ZambiaMuscat, 23 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Hakainde Hichilema of the Republic of Zambia on his country's Independence Anniversary.In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes to President Hichilema and the people of his country. ---Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Receives Ambassadors’ Credentials

HM The Sultan Receives Ambassadors’ Credentials Muscat, 18 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik received, separately, at Al Barakah Palace today credentials of Ambassadors of several countries appointed to the Sultanate of Oman. His Majesty the Sultan received credentials of the following ambassadors: - Noralizan Abdula Momin, Ambassador of Brunei Darussalam to the Sultanate of Oman. - Hajer Amr Al-Nami, Ambassador of Libya to the Sultanate of Oman. - Dr. Liane Saunders, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Sultanate of Oman. - Christophe ...

HM The Sultan Gives Audience to GCC Foreign Ministers

HM The Sultan Gives Audience to GCC Foreign MinistersMuscat, 17 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik gave an audience at Al Barakah Palace this evening to GCC Foreign Ministers, in the presence of the GCC Secretary General.The audience reviewed the current developments in Gaza and the occupied Palestinian territories. His Majesty stressed the importance of intensifying regional and international efforts to stop the escalation and violence, and provide protection for the civilians.His Majesty also touched on the march of the GCC joint action, as well as the fruitful ...

Honourable Lady, Spouse of HM The Sultan Extends Greetings on Omani Women’s Day

Honourable Lady, Spouse of HM The Sultan Extends Greetings on Omani Women’s Day Muscat, 17 Oct (ONA) --- Her Highness the Honourable Lady Assayida Ahd Abdullah Hamed Al Busaidi, Spouse of the Sultan of Oman, has sent a message of greetings on the occasion of Omani Women’s Day, which falls on 17 October every year. The message reads as follows: “On the occasion of Omani Women’s Day, the 17th of October, I am delighted and honoured to express my pride and commendation for Omani women who demonstrated firm resolve and constant strive to shoulder their responsibilities in ...

HM The Sultan Congratulates President-elect of Ecuador

HM The Sultan Congratulates President-elect of Ecuador Muscat, 17 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of congratulations to President Daniel Noboa on the occasion of him being elected as a new President for the Republic of Ecuador. In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his heartfelt sentiments to President Noboa, wishing him success to achieve aspirations of the Ecuadorian people. His Majesty also wished friendship relations between Oman and Ecuador further progress and prosperity. --- Ends/AH ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Azerbaijan

HM The Sultan Greets President of Azerbaijan Muscat, 17 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President to Dr. Ilham Heydar Aliyev of the Republic of Azerbaijan on his country’s Independence Anniversary. In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes to President Aliyev and the people of Azerbaijan. ---Ends/AH ...

HM The Sultan, Iranian President Discuss Relations

HM The Sultan, Iranian President Discuss RelationsMuscat, 14 Oct (ONA) —— His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik and President Dr. Ebrahim Raisi of the Islamic Republic of Iran today discussed, over a phone call, the bilateral relations and means of boosting the fruitful cooperation between Oman and Iran.The two leaders also exchanged views on a set of regional and international developments, particularly the situation in the Palestinian territories.—— Ends/AH ...

HM The Sultan, UN Secretary-General Review Developments on Regional, International Arenas

HM The Sultan, UN Secretary-General Review Developments on Regional, International ArenasMuscat, 12 Oct (ONA) --- During a phone call this evening, His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik and UN Secretary General António Guterres reviewed current developments in regional and international arenas.They discussed efforts to enhance international peace and security. They also exchanged views about various issues of common interest. ---Ends/Bishara/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Presides over Meeting of Council of Ministers

HM The Sultan Presides over Meeting of Council of Ministers Muscat, 11 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik chaired a meeting of the Council of Ministers at Al Barakah Palace today. At the outset of the meeting, His Majesty the Sultan gave thanks and praise to the Almighty Allah for the bounties of prosperity and stability. He prayed to the Almighty to perpetuate these bounties on Oman, to grant all health and to culminate their endeavours in success. Then, His Majesty the Sultan reviewed domestic affairs. He expressed his satisfaction with Oman’s fiscal ...

HM The Sultan Greets King of Spain

HM The Sultan Greets King of Spain Muscat, 11 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to King Felipe VI of the Kingdom of Spain on his country’s National Day. In the cable, His Majesty expressed his heartfelt sentiments and best wishes to King Felipe VI and the people of ...

HM The Sultan Receives Phone Call from President of Egypt

HM The Sultan Receives Phone Call from President of Egypt Muscat, 11 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik received a phone call today from President Abdel Fattah El Sisi of the Arab Republic of Egypt. During the phone call, the two leaders reviewed bilateral relations and means of enhancing them in various fields. They also exchanged views on several regional and international matters of mutual interest. ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Fiji

HM The Sultan Greets President of FijiMuscat, 9 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Wiliame Katonivere of the Republic of Fiji on his country's Independence Anniversary.In the cable, His Majesty expressed his heartfelt sentiments and best wishes to President Katonivere and the people of Fiji. ----Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Receives Phone Call from King of Spain

HM The Sultan Receives Phone Call from King of Spain Muscat, 8 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik received a phone call this evening from King Felipe VI of Spain. During the telephonic conversation, the two monarchs reviewed the advanced, growing, bilateral relations between the two countries and means of promoting them in various spheres. They also exchanged points of view on a range of regional and international issues of common concern. --- Ends/Khalid ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Uganda

HM The Sultan Greets President of UgandaMuscat, 8 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Yoweri Museveni of the Republic of Uganda, on his country's Independence Anniversary.In the cable, His Majesty expressed his heartfelt sentiments and best wishes to President Museveni and the people of Uganda. ----Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Egypt

HM The Sultan Greets President of Egypt Muscat, 5 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Abdel Fattah El Sisi of the Arab Republic of Egypt on the occasion of the 6th of October Anniversary. In the cable, His Majesty expressed his heartfelt sentiments to President El Sisi and the people of Egypt. --- Ends/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Congratulates President-elect of Maldives

HM The Sultan Congratulates President-elect of MaldivesMuscat, 2 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of congratulations to President-elect Mohamed Muizzu of the Republic of Maldives on being elected as his country’s new president.In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his heartfelt sentiments and best wishes of success to President-elect Mohamed Muizzu in leading the people of Maldives towards further progress and prosperity. ---Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

HM The Sultan Greets President of Germany

HM The Sultan Greets President of GermanyMuscat, 2 Oct (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of greetings to President Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier of the Federal Republic of Germany on his country's National Day.In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere sentiments and best wishes to President Steinmeier and the people of ...

HM The Sultan Pardons Prisoners

HM The Sultan Pardons PrisonersMuscat, 28 Sep (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, the Supreme Commander, has issued a Royal pardon to a number of prisoners convicted of different cases.They included 162 prisoners, 94 of them are foreign prisoners, according to an official source at the Royal Oman Police (ROP).The Royal pardon of His Majesty the Sultan coincides with Prophet Mohammed’s (PBUH) birth anniversary 1445 AH and in consideration of families of the prisoners.--- Ends/AH ...

HM The Sultan Condoles President of Iraq

HM The Sultan Condoles President of IraqMuscat, 27 Sep (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik has sent a cable of condolences to President Abdul Latif Rashid of the Republic of Iraq on victims of a fire that broke out in a ceremonies hall in Nineveh governorate. In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his heartfelt sympathies to President Abdul Latif Rashid, families of the deceased and the people of Iraq. His Majesty also prayed to Allah the Almighty to rest the deceased souls in peace in paradise and to grant their families fortitude to bear the loss, wishing the ...

HM The Sultan Hosts Luncheon in Honour of Ruler of Sharjah

HM The Sultan Hosts Luncheon in Honour of Ruler of Sharjah Muscat, 26 Sep (ONA) ---- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik hosted a luncheon in honour of Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of the Emirate of Sharjah, and the delegation accompanying him. The luncheon was attended from the Omani side by HH Sayyid Theyazin bin Haitham Al Said, Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal Al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court and Dr. Abdullah bin Nasser Al Harrasi, Minister ...

HM The Sultan Gives Audience to Ruler of Sharjah

HM The Sultan Gives Audience to Ruler of SharjahMuscat, 26 Sep (ONA)—His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik today gave an audience at Al Barakah Palace to Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of the Emirate of Sharjah and his accompanying delegation.During the audience, His Majesty the Sultan and Sharjah Ruler exchanged cordial conversations and reviewed march of the bilateral relations between the two countries, based on shared historical bonds. They also discussed other matters of common concern.The audience ...