His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, Supreme Commander of the Royal Armed Forces of Oman, conferred the excellent service and royal commendation medals on commissioned, non-commissioned officers and personnel at the Ministry of Defense, the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) and the Royal Guard of Oman (RGO).
The occasion was held at Mu’askar Bait Al Falaj under the patronage of Sayyid Badr bin Saud al-Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defense Affairs, who pinned the medals on them in appreciation for their dedication in serving their country and carrying out the sacred national duty, Oman News Agency (ONA) reported.
Sayyid Badr congratulated the officers and personnel for this Royal honoring. He hailed their endeavors for their homeland, urging them to exert more efforts to develop this dear country under the wise leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said.
The occasion was attended by SAF Chief-of-Staff, Commander of the Royal Army of Oman (RAO), Commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO), Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO), RGO Commander and Commandant of the National Defense College (NDC).
Meanwhile, Commodore Said bin Abdullah al-Sa’edi, Acting Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) received at Mu’askar Al Murtafa’ Commodore Darren Garnier, Commander of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF 150) of Canada and his accompanying delegation.
The two sides exchanged cordial conversations and discussed viewpoints on a number of matters of concern in the maritime areas.
The meeting was attended by a number of senior RNO Officers.