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