Badr receives Nato official

MUSCAT: Sayyid Badr bin Saud al Busaidy, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs, received in his office at Muaskar Bait Al Falaj on Thursday Lt Gen Christine Whitecross, Commandant of the Nato Defence College, currently visiting the Sultanate.
During the meeting they reviewed existing fields of cooperation between Nato Defence College and National Defence College (NDC) in the Sultanate.
The meeting was attended by Maj Gen Salim bin Mussalam bin Ali Qatan, NDC Commandant, and the delegation accompanying the guest.
Lt Gen Christine Whitecross, also visited the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) Museum in the Bait Al Falaj Castle. The guest viewed the historic stages of the Omani civilisation and its roles in different field.
The guest also viewed the historic manuscripts, as well as the Omani architecture. She was also briefed on the progress enjoyed by SAF during the prosperous reign of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
At the end of the visit, the guest signed the visitor’s book, expressing her delight to view the ancient Omani heritage and history, as well as landmarks of progress and growth in the Sultanate. — ONA