Muscat, Maj-Gen Salim bin Musallam Qatan,
Commandant of the National Defence College (NDC), received at his
Office today Maria Fernanda Espinosa, President of the United Nations
General Assembly. During the meeting, friendly conversations and
views on matters of mutual interest were exchanged.
The National Defence College hosted the 73rd President of the
United Nations General Assembly to deliver a lecture within the
framework of the curriculum for the Sixth National Defence batch. The
President of the General Assembly of the United Nations expressed her
happiness to visit the Sultanate and its pleasure for the development
witnessed in all fields, and praised the Sultanate’s efforts to achieve
international peace and security.
During her lecture, she reviewed some of the security threats facing
the countries of the world, especially the Middle East, the role of the
United Nations in reducing those threats and the work and
achievements of the United Nations for peacekeeping and sustainable
development. It also called for the promotion of peace efforts and the
principle of dialogue to achieve greater security and stability among the
countries of the world.
The lecture was attended by the Chairman of the Public Authority for
Radio and Television (PART), the Secretary General of the Ministry of
Defence, the Chief of Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF), a
number of their excellencies, senior officers and invitees, a number of
NDC Council, Guidance Faculty, and students of NDC 6th batch.
Source: Oman News Agency