Citizen honoured for saving two children at Azaiba beach

Muscat: The Director-General of the Public Authority for Civil Defense (PACDA), Brigadier Salim bin Yahya al Hinai, honoured citizen Muayad Said al Ma’shani for saving two children from drowning at Azaiba Beach in Muscat.

The video that showed Ma’shani saving the lives of children had gone viral on social media recently.

“Courage is the most important human trait because it is the quality that guarantees you all the other qualities,” said one post praising the great brave act of Ma’shani

Al Hinai praised the efforts of al Ma’shani that helped to save the lives of two children in the right way and stressed the importance of assisting without endangering lives.

He urged all members of society to engage in swimming activities only in the designated places and the need to monitor their children going out for walks.