Rear Admiral Ali Abdullah Al Shidi, Commandant of the Oman’s National Defence College (NDC) at the Academy for Strategic and Defence Studies, received in Muscat (photo) a delegation from the College of Defence of the State of Qatar.
The delegation is led by Brigadier Rajeh Mohammed Aqeel Al Thabit, Oman News Agency (ONA) reported.
The two sides discussed several matters of mutual interest. The guest was then briefed on the College’s facilities and equipment, as well as its 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.
The meeting was attended by Brigadier Nasser Rashid Al Kalbani, Deputy Commandant of the NDC, Dr. Salim Said Al Kindi, Academic Representative of Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) at the NDC, and the Deputy Military Attaché of the Qatari Embassy at Muscat.
Meanwhile, Major General Hamid Ahmed Sakroon, Chairman of the Academy for Strategic and Defence Studies, also received in his office at Bait Al Falaj Garrison the visiting delegation of the College of Defence of the State of Qatar.
The two sides discussed several matters of mutual interest. The meeting was attended by Brigadier Abdullah Hamad Al Harthy, Director of Studies and Academic Affairs at the Academy for Strategic and Defence Studies, and the Deputy Military Attaché of the Qatari Embassy at Muscat.
Moreover, the Qatari delegation visited the Joint Command and Staff College (CSC) at Bait Al Falaj Garrison.
The guests went on a tour of the CSC and were briefed about the College, its general curriculum and the advanced technologies in its facilities. Deputy Military Attaché of the Qatari Embassy at Muscat was present at the occasion.
Lastly, the delegation visited the Maritime Security Centre (MSC). Upon arrival at the Centre, it was greeted by Commodore Adil Hamoud Al Busaidi, Head of the MSC.
The delegation toured the Centre’s facilities and viewed its latest equipment and technologies used in carrying out its national duties. It was also briefed on the tactical roles and tasks carried out by the Centre in the safety of the maritime environment.