Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent a cable of congratulations to President Francois Hollande of the French Republic on the occasion of his country's National Day.
In his cable, His Majesty the Sultan has expressed his sincere congratulations along with his best wishes of good health and happiness to President Hollande and the French people further progress and prosperity.
Meanwhile, His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has received a cable of thanks from President Tran Dai Quang of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in reply to His Majesty's congratulatory cable on being elected as a president of the Republic.
In his cable, President Quang expressed his thanks for His Majesty the Sultan's congratulations, wishing the good relations binding the two countries further progress to serve the interests of the people. He also wished His Majesty good health and happiness, and the Sultanate further progress and prosperity.