HM the Sultan exchanges new Hijri year greetings with world leaders

Muscat: On the occasion of the New Hijri Year and the anniversary of the Prophet Mohammed’s (PBUH) Hijra, His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has exchanged greetings cables with leaders of the sisterly and friendly Arab and Muslim countries.

In his cables, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere greetings and best wishes of good health, happiness and a long life for them, praying to Allah the Almighty for the return of this happy occasion on them and make the New Year, a year of blessings for all peoples and achieve for the Islamic nation further progress, welfare and prosperity.

In their cables to the country’s Monarch, the leaders of the sisterly and friendly countries expressed their sincere greetings and best wishes of good health, wellbeing and a long life to His Majesty the Sultan, praying to Allah the Almighty for the return of this blessed occasion on His Majesty for many years to come to achieve all aspirations of further progress, welfare and prosperity for his faithful people and all Muslims further welfare and progress.

His Majesty the Sultan exchanged greetings on this occasion with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud of the Kingdom of Saud Arabia, Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, King Hamad bin Issa al Khalifa of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Shaikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jabir al Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait, King Abdullah II Ibn al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, King Mohammed VI of the Kingdom of Morocco, President Beji Caid Essebsi of the Republic of Tunisia, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, President Ismail Omar Guelleh of the Republic of Djibouti, Field Marshall Omar Hassan Ahmed al Bashir, President of the Republic of Sudan, President Dr Bashar al Assad of the Syrian Arab Republic, President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo of the Federal Republic of Somalia, President Dr Fuad Masum of the Republic of Iraq, President Mahmoud Abbas of the State of Palestine, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization, President Othman Ghazali of the Union of the Comoros, Fayez al Sarraj, Chairman of the Presidential Council of Libya, Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord of Libya, President Abdel Fattah el Sisi of the Arab Republic of Egypt, President Muhammad Ould Abdel Aziz of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam, King Sultan Muhammad V of Malaysia, President Dr Ilham Heydar Aliyev of the Republic of Azerbaijan, President Dr Ashraf Ghani of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, President Joko Widodo of the Republic of Indonesia, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of the Republic of Uzbekistan, President Dr Hassan Rouhani of the Islamic Republic of Iran, President Dr Arif Alvi of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, President Mohammad Abdul Hamid of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov of Turkmenistan, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of the Republic of Turkey, President Idriss Deby of the Republic of Chad, President Ali Bongo Ondimba of the Republic of Gabon, President Adama Barrow of the Republic of Gambia, President Macky Sall of the Republic of Senegal, President Emomali Rahmon of the Republic of Tajikistan, President Sooronbay Jeenbekov of the Kyrgyz Republic, President Nursultan Nazarbayev of the Republic of Kazakhstan, President Abdulla Yameen of the Republic of the Maldives, President Mahamadou Issoufou of the Republic of Niger, President Muhammadu Buhari of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of the Republic of Mali.

His Majesty also received cables of greetings on this happy occasion from their Highnesses, ministers, advisers, honourable members of the State Council, members of the Majlis A’Shura, undersecretaries, judges, the Omani ambassadors abroad, ambassadors of the sisterly and friendly Arab and Islamic countries to the Sultanate, representatives of the international organizations and agencies, senior officials of the Arab and Muslim worlds and local shaikhs, dignitaries and citizens.

They expressed their heartfelt greetings on this happy occasion along with their best wishes of good health and happiness to His Majesty the Sultan, praying to the Almighty Allah to protect His Majesty and grant him a long life, as well as for the return of this and similar occasions on His Majesty with bounties and blessings, and dear Oman and its loyal people further progress and growth under His Majesty’s wise leadership. –ONA