RNO concludes joint naval drill with Iran

TEHRAN: The Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) and a number of vessels of the naval fleet of the Islamic Republic of Iran carried out the joint naval exercise ‘Search and Rescue’ in the territorial waters of Iran.
The drill was conducted within the framework of the RNO’s training plans with friendly countries, which aims at exchanging experiences and maintaining high efficiency in various military fields.
The annual exercise comes on the sidelines of the meetings of the joint Omani-Iranian Military Friendship Committee, which were held in the
Iranian capital, Tehran during May 4-10.
The two sides discussed a range of topics on the agenda of the meeting that would contribute to upgrading the level of relations and strengthening the existing cooperation between the two friendly countries.
The exercise was attended by Brigadier Hamad bin Rashid al Balushi, Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations and Planning, Head of the Omani side in the Omani-Iranian Military Friendship Committee, and Head of the Iranian
side in the Omani-Iranian Military Friendship Committee and members of the
committee. — ONA