Muscat, Dr. Abdul Latif bin Rashid al-Zayani, GCC Secretary General expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to the Royal family of the Sultanate of Oman, the Government and the Omani people on the death of late His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said who passed away after a time spent in serving his subjects, homeland, and the Arab and Islamic nations.

Dr. Al-Zayani said that Sultan Qaboos, was a courageous leader, loyal to Oman and its people. He has led a development march wisely and prudently, with firm determination. He has harnessed his efforts to achieve an ambitious, development renaissance, so as that Oman has become an unique model in growth, building and civilized progress, as well as a distinguished example in the prestigious international position. Dr. Al-Zayani affirmed that the late Sultan Qaboos Bin Said has loved his people sincerely whom in turn exchanged with loyalty for the great leader.

In a statement to Oman News Agency (ONA), the GCC Secretary General said that the Gulf Cooperation Council has lost one of its founding leaders of this blessed organization. The late Sultan Qaboos had great contributions in supporting the GCC march, so that the Gulf Cooperation Council has become a firm edifice expressing the deep and strong fraternal relations that gathered the GCC peoples across history. He pointed out that the wise visions and prudent directives of the late Sultan Qaboos to deepen the GCC cooperation and integration, as well as providing protection to this blessed organization, would remain clear in the historic record of the GCC march, and as an evidence for the wisdom and far-sighted vision of this brave leader who led his country in the toughest times and circumstances. He prayed to the Almighty Allah to rest Sultan Qaboos soul in peace, and grant the Royal family and the Omani people patience.

Source: Oman News Agency