Manah: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said received separately credentials of a number of ambassadors of friendly countries accredited to the Sultanate at Hisn Al Shumoukh in the Wilayat of Manah, yesterday evening.
His Majesty received the credentials of Jose Enrique Rodriguez as extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of President Raul Castro of the Republic of Cuba to the Sultanate;
Mansa Ountana as extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of President Blaise Compaore of the Republic of Burkina Faso to the Sultanate;
Toure' Fazomana as extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of President Alassane Ouattara of the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire to the Sultanate;
Abubakar Shehu Bunu as extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of President Goodluck Jonathan of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Sultanate;
Ibrahim Bakarr Kamara as extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of President Ernest Bai Koroma of the Republic of Sierra Leone to the Sultanate;
Dragan Bisenic as extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of President Tomislav Nikolic of the Republic of Serbia to the Sultanate.
During their meetings with His Majesty the Sultan, the ambassadors conveyed the greetings of the leaders of their countries along with their best wishes of good health, happiness and a long life to His Majesty the Sultan and continuous progress and prosperity for the Omani people under the wise leadership of His Majesty. They expressed their utmost honour and delight to submit their credentials before His Majesty. They affirmed to exert their efforts to develop relations of their countries with the Sultanate in various fields to serve the joint interests of the Omani people and people of their countries.
His Majesty the Sultan welcomed the ambassadors and thanked the leaders of their countries for their greetings and best wishes, affirming to the ambassadors that they will receive all support from His Majesty, the government and the Omani people in carrying out their duties.
The credentials presentation ceremony was attended by the Minister of Diwan of Royal Court, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, Head of the Royal Protocols, Commander of the Royal Guard of Oman and Military Aides to His Majesty the Sultan.