Yanqul: Old folk in Yanqul were treated to a day of activities and events to mark International Day of the Elderly.
Yanqul Sports Club celebrated the International Day of the Elderly organised by the Department of Social Development and Yanqul hospital under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Saif Abdullah Al Ma'amari Wali of Yanqul.
The celebration included a series of activities such as songs, performances, plays and open dialogues among the elderly as well as the Omani Arts Festival. Neighbouring villages in Ibri also joined in the celebration.
Organisers of the event said that the celebration of this day is an affirmation of the importance of communication with the elderly and the provision of various care for them.