Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has received a cable of greetings from His Highness Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers on the occasion of the 46th National Day.
In his cable Sayyid Fahd said: “Your Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Peace and Blessings of Allah Be Upon You. On the occasion of the 46th anniversary of the glorious National Day, which brings the meaning of dignity as the land of Oman enjoys progress and prosperity, it gives me the honour to express to Your Majesty, on behalf myself and the Council of Ministers, the sincerest greetings and congratulations. We appeal to Allah to maintain Your Majesty for this dear country as a victorious leader surrounded by Allah’s care and support.
“Your Majesty the Sultan: The requirements of the comprehensive development at the various aspects of life have been met during Your Majesty’s blessed era. Plans have been made to meet the needs of each stage and continue the march of construction and building. The comprehensive development has been rolled over to cover all parts of our homeland and meet the basic needs of the society despite the economic challenges the World facing today.
“Your Majesty: The Omani citizen is always accorded with the interest of Your Majesty at a society where all its individuals enjoy equal rights and obligations and where there is a rule of law. The social aspect has been maintained in all plans and programs that are implemented.
“Your Majesty the Sultan: The positive involvement with enlightened thought and opinion in decisions making has been very clear in Your Majesty’s unlimited support for the Shura march in the Sultanate which has been present in all efforts made to ensure prosperous present and promising future.
Dialogue and peace
“Your Majesty: Your keenness was not limited to domestic building but rather was extended to include the external world. Your Majesty attached great interest in promoting dialogue and peace option among countries. Your Majesty affirmed the basic pillars for the policy adopted by the Sultanate over the years. This policy is based on tolerance and enhancing bonds of love among peoples.
“Your Majesty’s interest in the protection of environment since the beginning of the blessed Renaissance has been recognized by the international community. This was crowned by granting (Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environment Protection) to world scientists who contribute to environment preservation by their researches.
“Your Majesty the Sultan: The Council of Ministers is always guided by your Majesty’s royal and noble directives to maintain the pathways of development in the county, achieve its prospective objectives and follow up the progress made in implementing the programs to reach suitable rates for growth.
“On this dear occasion for Oman sons, the Council of Ministers pledge Your Majesty to be more determined to continue this good march in all walks of life guided by Your Majesty’s wise vision. May Allah maintain your Majesty a victorious leader and ensure many happy returns of this occasion while Your Majesty is enjoying good health, welfare and a long life.”