Muscat: On the occasion of the New Hijri Year and the anniversary of the Prophet Mohammed's (PBUH) Hijra, His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has exchanged greetings cables with leaders of friendly Arab and Muslim countries.
In his cables, His Majesty the Sultan has expressed his sinceregreetings and best wishes of good health, happiness and a long life for them, praying to Allah the Almighty for the return of this happy occasion on them and make the New Year, a year of welfare and peace for all people and achieve for the Islamic nation further progress and prosperity.
In their cables to the country's leader, the leaders of friendly countries expressed their sincere greetings and best wishes of good health, well-being and a long life to His Majesty the Sultan, praying to Allah the Almighty for the return of this blessed occasion on His Majesty for many years to come to achieve all aspirations of further progress, welfare and prosperity for his faithful people and all Muslims wellbeing and progress.
His Majesty the Sultan has exchanged cables of greetings with the Custodian of the two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, His Majesty King Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jabir Al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, King Abdullah II of Jordan, King Mohammed VI of Morocco, President Beji Caid Essebsi of Tunisia, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria, President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti, Field Marshall Omar Hassan Ahmed Al Bashir, President of Sudan, President Dr. Bashar Al Assad of Syria, President Mohammed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo of Somalia,
President Dr, Fuad Masum of Iraq, President Mahmoud Abbas of the State of Palestine, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organisation and President of the Palestinian National Authority, President Othman Ghazali of Comoros, Fayez Al Sarraj, Chairman of the Presidential Council of Libya and Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord of Libya, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt, President Muhammad Ould Abdel Aziz of Mauritania, Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Sultan of Brunei Darussalam, Sultan Muhammad V King of Malaysia, President Ilham Heydar Aliyev of Azerbaijan, President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan, President Joko Widodo of Indonesia, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan, President Dr. Hassan Rouhani of Iran, President Mamnoon Hussain of Pakistan, President Mohammad Abdul Hamid of Bangladesh, President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov of Turkmenistan, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, President Idriss Deby of Chad, President Ali Bongo Ondimba ofGabon, President Adama Barrow of Gambia, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan, President Almazibak Atambayev of the Kyrgyz Republic, President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan, President Abdulla Yameen of Maldives, President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger, President Muhammadu Buhari, of Nigeria and President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta of Mali.
His Majesty also received cables of greetings on this happy occasion from their Highnesses, ministers, advisers, honourable members of the State Council, members of the Majlis Al Shura, undersecretaries, judges, the Omani ambassadors abroad, ambassadors of the friendly Arab and Islamic countries to the Sultanate, representatives of the international organisations and agencies, senior officials of the Arab and Muslim worlds and local sheikhs, dignitaries and citizens.
They expressed their heartfelt greetings on this happy occasion along with their best wishes of good health and wellbeing to His Majesty the Sultan, praying to the Almighty Allah to protect His Majesty and grant him a long life, as well as for the return of this and similar occasions on His Majesty with bounties and blessings, and dear Oman and its loyal people further progress under His Majesty's wise leadership.