Muscat, His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said conferred Al-Nu’man Military Order “Second Class” on Admiral Sir Philip Jones, Chief of the Naval Staff in the United Kingdom (UK) in appreciation of his efforts and contributions in strengthening ties of the existing military cooperation between the two friendly countries.

The order was handed over to the Admiral Sir Philip Jones by Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib al-Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs when he received him in his office at Mu’askar Bait Al Falaj today.

The meeting was attended by Rear Admiral Abdullah bin Khamis al-Ra’eesi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO), the UK appointed Ambassador to the Sultanate and the Military Attache at the UK Embassy in Muscat.

Source: Oman News Agency