Vice Admiral Abdullah Khamis Al Ra’eesi, Chief of Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) of Oman received in his office at Al Murtafa’a Garrison Admiral Pierre Vandier, Chief of Staff of the French Navy (photo) during his visit to the Sultanate of Oman.
The two sides exchanged views and discussed several military matters of common interest between the two countries, Oman News Agency (ONA) reported.
On Monday, Air Vice Marshal Eng. Saleh Yahya Al Maskari, Commandant of the National Defense College (NDC) received the Chief of Staff of the French Navy and his accompanying delegation. Both sides exchanged several matters of common interests.
The guest and his accompanying delegation toured the NDC’s facilities. They were briefed on the College’s facilities and equipment, as well as various departments and halls designed according to the latest specifications and equipped with the best educational systems, training aids and multi-purpose electronic network systems.
Meanwhile, Real Admiral Abdullah Hassan Al Sulaiti, Commander of the Qatari Emiri Naval Forces also arrived in Muscat on an official visit to the Sultanate of Oman which lasts several days.
He was received upon his arrival at Muscat International Airport by Commodore Tarik Issa Al Raisi, Royal Navy of Oman’s (RNO) Senior Staff Officer, a number of senior RNO officers and the Military Attaché at the Qatari Embassy in Muscat.
The Commander of the Qatari Emiri Naval Forces visited the Military Technological College (MTC) Monday. The guest was accompanied during the visit by Rear Admiral Saif Nasser Al Rahbi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO).
Upon the guest’s arrival, he was greeted by Air Commodore Mohammed Abdulaziz Al Seyabi, Commandant of the MTC.
The Qatari guest and members of the visiting delegation were briefed on the College’s educational and service facilities, in addition to its general curriculum, technical specializations and various educational levels.
The Commander of the Qatari Emiri Naval Forces and his accompanying delegation later visited the Maritime Security Center (MSC).
During the visit, the guest was accompanied by Rear Admiral Saif Nasser Al Rahbi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO). Upon the guest arrival at the MSC, he was greeted by the acting Head of the MSC.
The guest toured the Center’s facilities and viewed its latest equipment and technologies. He was briefed on the duties, tasks and roles carried out by the Center within its national duties, as it coordinates with authorities concerned in search and rescue missions and in the safety of the maritime environment.
Lastly, a delegation from the Command and Staff College and National Defence University of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), headed by Brigadier Hussain Al Harbi also visited the Maritime Security Centre (MSC) Monday.
Upon their arrival, they were received by the Deputy Head of the MSC. They were also briefed on the tactical roles and tasks carried out by the Center in search and rescue missions, as well as in the safety of the maritime environment. They also toured the Centre facilities and viewed its latest equipment and technologies.