The Sultanate of Oman’s National Defense College (NDC) concluded Thursday activities of the strategic exercise “Decision Making-7”.
The exercise was carried out by the NDC seventh batch from the various military, security and civil institutions in the country.
The closing ceremony was held under the patronage of Sheikh Al-Fadl bin Mohammad Al-Harthy, Secretary General of the Council of Ministers, Oman News Agency (ONA) reported.
The chief guest and attendees were briefed on the progress of the exercise’s activities by Brig. Mohammed bin Yarub Al-Sifi, NDC Assistant Commandant.
The event was attended by Lt. General Ahmed bin Harith Al Nabhani, Chief of Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) Chairman of NDC Board, Dr. Mohammad bin Saif Al Hosani, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health for Health Affairs, Sheikh Khalifa bin Ali Al Harthy, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Diplomatic Affairs, and Qais bin Mohammed Al Youssef, Chairman of Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Established in 2013, the National Defence College (NDC) is specialized in strategic studies in the fields of security and defence. It seeks to raise the educational level and knowledge sectors and institutions in order to provide senior leaders, whether military or civilian, with the knowledge and skills that are deemed necessary for them to assume high leadership positions.
Furthermore, the NDC helps them contribute to the formulation of public policies, the development of strategies, the coordination and integration of efforts deployed by different government in due course in terms of issues related to security and defence.