Sultan Haitham visits Oman army divisions

The Ruler conducted official visits to Artillery of Royal Army and Armoured Division

Sultan Haitham at Camp Shafi, the headquarters of the Sultan’s Armoured Vehicle division. Photo: @OmanNewsAgency / twitter
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Sultan Haitham paid a visit on Wednesday to the Artillery of the Royal Army of Oman.

He was accompanied by his son, Dhi Yazan bin Haitham, Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, the Oman News Agency reported.

On Tuesday, Sultan Haitham paid to visit to Oman’s Armoured Division at the Royal Army of Oman.

Sultan Haitham arrived at Shafa Garrison, the headquarters of the Armoured Division, and was received by Maj Gen Mattar Al Balushi, RAO Commander, where he listened to a briefing on the Sultan of Oman’s Armoured Division and its military capabilities.

Sultan Haitham then went on to inspect some models of tanks, armoured vehicles and military equipment.

Oman's Special Force was celebrating its annual day, which falls on March 15, during which a batch of new soldiers graduate and military parades take place, according to the ONA.

The Medal of Excellent Service and the Royal Commendation Medal were also presented to members of the Sultanate's Special Force.

Updated: March 15, 2023, 11:28 AM