MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, conferred the excellent service and royal commendation medals on commissioned, non-commissioned officers and personnel at the Ministry of Defence, the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) and the Royal Guard of Oman (RGO).
The ceremony was held at Muaskar Bait Al Falaj under the patronage of Sayyid Badr bin Saud al Busaidy, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs, who pinned the medals on them in appreciation of their dedication in serving their country and carrying out the sacred national duty.
Sayyid Badr congratulated the officers and personnel on winning the Royal honour. He hailed their endeavours for their homeland, urging them to exert more efforts to develop this dear country under the wise leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos.
The ceremony 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 Defence College (NDC). — ONA