Air Vice Marshal Mattar bin Ali al-Obaidani, Commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) received at Al Shafaq Club in Muscat Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh, Chief of the Air Staff of the Republic of India and his accompanying delegation, currently visiting the Sultanate.
The two sides exchanged cordial conversations and viewpoints, besides discussing a range of matters of common concern in the military field, Oman News Agency (ONA) reported.
The meeting was attended by Air Commodore Nasser bin Said al-Sa’adi, Director General of Operations, Air Commodore Amer bin Ali al-Khalifain, Director General of Administration and Human Resources at RAFO Command and the Military Attaché of the Indian Embassy in Muscat.
Meanwhile, the Royal Army of Oman (RAO), represented by the 11th Infantry Brigade, carried out demonstration of military exercise for the Rapid Intervention Force with live ammunition under the patronage of Major General Amer bin Salim al-Omari, Commander of the Sultan’s Special Force.
The exercise witnessed support from the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO), the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO), Sultan of Oman Armour, and Sultan of Oman Artillery.
Present with the chief guest were Major General Mattar bin Salim al-Balushi, RAO Commander, senior officers and officers of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF), and other military and security departments.
The implementation of such exercises comes within the framework of the continuous training plans pursued by the RAO to maintain the readiness and training efficiency of its personnel in order to achieve the desired objectives in the service of the country.