Admiral Sir Philip Jones, British Chief of Naval Staff visited Wednesday the Maritime Security Center (MSC) in Muscat, Oman.
He was received by Rear Admiral Abdullah bin Khamis al-Raisi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) and Chairman of the MSC who accompanied him in a tour at the Center departments, utilities, offices and modern systems.
He was briefed on the national duties, tasks and roles carried out by the Center, according to Oman News Agency (ONA).
MSC manages the maritime security operations that may take place at the Omani ports, utilities and coasts against maritime threats. The Center also carries out search and rescue operations in coordination with the relevant stakeholders.
Earlier, His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, hosted on Tuesday a dinner at Hisn Al Shumoukh in the Wilayat of Manah in the Governorate of ‘'Dakhiliyah on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day.
The dinner was attended by a number of their Excellencies, Commanders of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) and Royal Oman Police (ROP), as well as senior military and civil officers.
The ceremony comes in honor by His Majesty the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces for his armed forces in all its brigades, formations, units and personnel on this glorious day for their great national role and their dedication in performing the sacred duty to defend the homeland, protect its land, sea and space and to remain vigilant to ensure its security and stability, as well as maintaining its capabilities and achievements.