Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has received more cables of congratulations from leaders of friendly countries, as well as senior world personalities.
In their cables, the well-wishers expressed their sincere congratulations along with best wishes of good health, happiness and a long life to His Majesty the Sultan, and the Omani people further progress and growth under His Majesty's wise leadership.
His Majesty received congratulatory cables from His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar, King Abdullah II of Jordan, Field Marshal Omar Hassan Ahmed Al Bashir, President of the Republic of Sudan, President Muhammad Ould Abdel Aziz of Mauritania, Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam, President Dr. Ilham Heydar Aliyev of the Republic of Azerbaijan, President Dr. Shavkat Mirziyoyev of the Republic of Uzbekistan, President Dr. Hassan Rouhani of the Islamic Republic of Iran, King Philippe of the Kingdom of Belgium, President Isaias Afwerki of the State of Eritrea, President Sergio Mattarella of the Italian Republic, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation, President Doris Leuthard of the Swiss Confederation, President Nicos Anastasiades of the Republic of Cyprus, President Bidhya Devi Bhandari of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, President Prokopis Pavlopoulos of the Republic of Greece, Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Dr. Haider Al-Abadi, Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq and Sher Bahadur Deuba, Prime Minister of the of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.
His Majesty the Sultan replied to the well-wishers on this glorious occasion. His Majesty expressed his utmost thanks and appreciation for their sincere congratulations, best wishes and noble feelings. His Majesty prayed to Allah the Almighty to perpetuate health and wellbeing on them, and for the return of happy occasions on them to achieve aspirations of progress and prosperity for people of their countries.