NRAA releases book on research, study

MUSCAT: The National Records and Archives Authority (NRAA) released a book entitled ‘Orders, Decorations, and Medals in the Sultanates of Oman and Zanzibar,’ as part of NRAA series of research and studies in national and international documents, which highlights some of the cultural and historical aspects of Oman and Omanis march across the ages. The book runs into 325 pages and consists of an introduction and four sections.
The first section deals with the Sultanate of Zanzibar’s orders, decorations and medals. The second section deals with the Sultanate of Oman’s orders, decorations and medals. The third section deals with foreign orders, decorations and medals given to the Sultans of Oman and Zanzibar.
The fourth section deals with orders, decorations and medals given to Omani personalities.
The book includes four appendices: the first for pictures of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the second pictures of the celebration of the silver jubilee of Sultan Khalifa bin Harib the Sultan of Zanzibar; the third contains pictures of some of the Sultans of Oman and Zanzibar and a number of personalities; and the fourth appendix contains documents of the Sultanate of Oman and the Sultanate of Zanzibar. — ONA