Sultan’s Armed Forces Museum Marks 30th Anniversary

ONA Sultan’s Armed Forces Museum20.12.2018 Oman
Sultan’s Armed Forces Museum Marks 30th Anniversary

Sultan’s Armed Forces Museum Marks 30th Anniversary

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The Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) Museum organized a celebration at its premises in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, under the auspices of Lt. General Ahmed bin Harith bin Nasser al- Nabhani, SAF Chief-of-Staff to mark the 30th anniversary for opening the museum under the royal patronage of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces on December 11th 1988.

SAF Chief-of-Staff also opened the exhibition held Tuesday on the sidelines of the event, Oman News Agency (ONA) reported.

The exhibition included a number of photographs that document the most important visits and the key events organized at the Museum.

The chief guest also launched a book titled “The Memory of a Nation”. The book recounts the story of the Museum since its establishment. The book falls in six chapters that focused on the history of Bait Al Falaj Castle history, the preparations for building the museum, its halls, the key visits to it and the events organized by the Museum.

At the end of the event, the chief guest honored the retired Directors of SAF Museum and the outperforming employees at the Museum.

The event was attended by a number of senior SAF, Royal Oman Police and security officers. It was also attended by a number of undersecretaries, heads of public organizations, SAF, RGO, SSF and ROP senior officers, in addition to senior SAF retired officers.

For its part, the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) celebrated Monday at Said Bin Sultan Naval Base the exit of the vessel Musandam, one of its maritime fleet vessels of service. 

The event was held under the auspices of Rear Admiral Abdullah bin Khamis al- Raisi, RNO Commander in the presence of a number of senior officers, retirees, the crews of RNO vessels and a number of RNO personnel.

A number of Military Attachés and their families in the Embassies of sisterly and friendly countries in Muscat visited the Governorate of Musandam, accompanied by the Director General of Military Cooperation and Military Attachés at the Office of the Chief of Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) and a number of senior officers. 


The visit aimed at familiarizing them with the potentials of the Governorate of Musandam of beautiful nature and the achievements of the blessed Renaissance the governorate enjoys.


The visit included the coasts of the governorate, the cities and villages adjacent to the beaches, and the most important tourist attractions in the governorate. They also visited a number of units and administrative and governmental bodies. 


The Military Attachés learnt during their visit about the richness of the Governorate of Musandam, in addition to the cultural heritage that tells the history, civilization and man mixed with the development and modernization enjoyed by the Governorate of Musandam and all the governorates of the Sultanate in the blessed era of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said.


During the visit, Sayyed Khalifa bin al-Murdas al-Busaidi, Governor of Musandam met the guests and briefed them on the cultural achievements made in the Wilayats of the Governorate of Musandam, the existing and future projects that are planned in the governorate and the tourist attractions that surround them, wishing them a pleasant stay in the Governorate of Musandam. 



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