Salalah, The Salalah Tourism Festival’s Open

Shooting Championship was concluded at the Royal Oman Police

Shooting Range in in Raysut today under the patronage of Sayyid

Mohammed bin Sultan al-Busaidi, Minister of State, Governor of

Dhofar, in the presence of Sheikh Khalid bin Omar al-Marhoon,

Minister of Civil Service, honourable members of the State Council,

members of Majlis A’Shura and a group of fans of shooting.

As more as 964 persons took part in the tournament, which is

held annually as part of the sporting events associating with Salalah

Tourism Festival. The event enjoys wide participation from the clubs in

the Governorate of Dhofar and the wilayats of the Sultanate, in addition

to a large number of citizens and from the GCC countries in various

competitions included in the Shooting Championship.

The championship includes four competitions: the individual

competition, trapshooting, with the participation of 14 teams, senior and

junior competitions. The shooting championship is one of the main

events of the festival, which the Organising Committee of the festival

has devoted most attention to preserving this heritage.

At the end of the championship, the chief guest honoured the

Shooting Committee and handed over awards to top winners of the

various competitions included in the championship.

Source: Oman News Agency