Muscat, The Royal Navy of Oman's Vessel
(RNOV) Shabab Oman II docked at Sultan Qaboos Port in Muttrah
today after participating in regattas, festivals and visiting several
international ports and marinas as part of its fourth international
journey to Europe themed (Masts of Glory and Peace) and as per the
Royal Orders of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, Supreme
Commander of the Armed Forces.
On this occasion, the RNO organized an official reception to
mark the return of the RNOV Shabab Oman II under the patronage of
Sayyid Shihab bin Tariq al-Said, Advisor to His Majesty.
The ceremony began with the military salute to the chief guest
who inspected the front row of the guard of honor. When the ship
docked, its captain invited Sayyid Shihab bin Tariq al-Said, the
ministers and senior invitees to board the ship (Shabab Oman II), to
greet the crew of the ship and congratulate them on their achievements
and their active participation in the voyage.
Sayyid Shihab and the attendees, toured the accompanying
exhibition, which was held on the sidelines of the ship's reception. The
exhibition included pictures that tell part of the history of the
Sultanate's maritime glories, and others embody the role of the ship in
the dissemination of messages of friendship and peace in various
stations and ports visited during the last voyage.
The occasion was attended by ministers, commanders of the
Sultan's Armed Forces (SAF) and other military and security services,
and senior officials.
Source: Oman News Agency