The Sultanate of Oman celebrated its Armed Forces Day on 11 December. This historic anniversary epitomizes the national accomplishments made by the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF).
The SAF has been celebrating the event since 1975, taking pride in the progress made within its own ranks and its national roles that set the stage for domestic development and prosperity, Oman News Agency (ONA) reported.
On this glorious occasion, the SAF organizes activities to showcase the modernization of its units under the Royal patronage of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, the Supreme Commander.
The 11th of December constitutes a luminous pedestal in Oman’s military history. It was the lantern that lit the flame of peace and security in Oman, and it saw the launch of the comprehensive nation-building process.
This day will remain a source of inspiration for values of truthful patriotism that enabled Omanis to reap the fruits of good deeds and proceed with spirited, unsubdued wills and invincible determination to revive the glories of Oman and shape its future.
The Armed Forces Day is a strong reminder of the national epic masterminded by the late Sultan Qaboos bin Said and realized by the valiant soldiers of Oman at the beginning of the country’s renaissance, which has been gathering momentum every day within this well-guarded fort.
Oman is still racing with time to attain the prime of modernization and prosperity for its citizens under the astute leadership of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, the Supreme Commander, May the Almighty Allah protect him.
On this memorable day, every Omani revels in the accomplishments of the SAF and cherishes its sacrifices in protecting every inch of the country’s territory.
The SAF, today and every day, reiterates its firm resolve to uphold its sacred duty of protecting the gains and sanctities of the nation.