The Royal Army of Oman (RAO) celebrated at the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) Training Regiment the graduation of a new batch of recruits. The ceremony was held under the patronage of Major General Hamad bin Sulaiman al-Hatmi, Assistant Inspector General of Police and Customs for Operations.
The graduation ceremony began by performing the military salute to the chief guest who inspected the first column of the graduates. Then, the graduates paraded in a slow march to the tune of the RAO Musical Band, Oman News Agency (ONA) reported.
The chief guest handed over appreciation awards to top graduates.
At the end of the ceremony, the graduates took the oath of loyalty and proclaimed thrice Long Live His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
In another development, Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib Al-Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defense Affairs in the Sultanate received in his office at Mu’askar Bait Al Falaj Dr. Juma bin Ahmed Al-Kaabi, appointed-Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Sultanate.
Sayyid Al-Busaidi also received Dr. Khaled Saleh Shoteif, appointed-Ambassador of the Yemeni Republic to the Sultanate.
The two meetings exchanged cordial conversations and reviewed the good bilateral relations between the Sultanate and the sisterly Kingdom of Bahrain and the sisterly Yemeni Republic.