Muscat: Royal Oman Police (ROP) yesterday opened Special Task Force Unit in the Wilayat of Ibri in the Governorate of A’Dhahirah and celebrated the graduation of officer cadets course, as well police recruits during a ceremony held under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Sa’ayed Al Kalbani, Minister of Social Development in the presence of Lt.Gen Hassan bin Mohsen Al Shraiqi, Inspector General of Police and Customs.
The ceremony began by unveiling the plaque, declaring the official opening of the unit.
The graduates performed the military salute upon the arrival of the chief guest. Then, the commander of the parade took permission of the chief guest to begin the graduation ceremony. After that, the graduates marched before the grandstand.
The chief guest later distributed prizes to the top graduates. The graduates sang the ROP anthem and proclaimed thrice Long Live His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the Supreme Commander.
The commander of the column then took permission from the chief guest for the column to dismiss signalling the conclusion of the graduation protocols.
The new complex comprises a security station, a control room, meeting room, administrative offices, sport facilities, swimming pool, lecture rooms, a clinic, a mosque and officers’ accommodations.