Muscat, The Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO)

today celebrated the graduation of a new batch of recruits under the

patronage of Maj.Gen Mattar bin Salim al-Balushi, Commander of the

Royal Army of Oman (RAO), in the presence of Air Vice Marshal Mattar

bin Ali al-Obaidani, RAFO Commander.

The ceremony, which was held at the field of Ghala Base and

the Sultan Qaboos Air Academy began with a salute for the chief guest

who inspected the front row of the graduates’ column. Then, the

graduates performed slow march accompanied with RAFO music.

Then, the graduates chanted RAFO Anthem and proclaimed

thrice long Live His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, the Supreme

Commander of the Armed Forces.

At the end of the ceremony, the chief guest distributed

certificates of appreciation to the top graduates.

The ceremony was attended by senior officers at the Sultan’s

Armed Forces (SAF), RAFO commissioned and non-commissioned

officers and personnel and graduates’ parents.

Source: Oman News Agency