Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has received more cables of congratulations on the occasion of the 49th Glorious National Day from leaders of the sisterly and friendly countries, as well as heirs apparent and heads of governments.
His Majesty the Sultan received congratulatory cables from: the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of the Kingdom of Saud Arabia, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, His Majesty King Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa of the Kingdom of Bahrain, His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jabir Al Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait, King Abdullah II of Jordan, King Mohammed VI of the Kingdom of Morocco, President Kais Saied of the Republic of Tunisia, President Ismail Omar Guelleh of the Republic of Djibouti, Gen. Abdel Fattah Burhan, Chairman of the Sovereignty Council of the Republic of Sudan, President Dr. Bashar Al Assad of the Syrian Arab Republic, President Mahmoud Abbas of the State of Palestine, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt, Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam, President Ashraf Ghani of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of the Republic of Uzbekistan, President Mohammad Abdul Hamid of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, President Roche Marc Kaburi of Burkina Faso, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of the Republic of Turkey, President Sooronbay Jeenbekov of the Kyrgyz Republic, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of the Republic of Kazakhstan, King Felipe VI of the Kingdom of Spain, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Head of the Commonwealth, King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand, King Carl XVI Gustaf of the Kingdom of Sweden, King Willem-Alexander of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Emperor Naruhito Emperor of Japan, President Michael Daniel Higgins of Ireland, President Sergio Mattarella of the Italian Republic, President Sahle-Work Zewde of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier of the Federal Republic of Germany, President Donald Trump of the United States of America, President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of the Portuguese Republic, President Dr. Andrzej Duda of the Republic of Poland, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation, President Maithripala Sirisena of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, President Halimah Yacob of the Republic of Singapore, President Ueli Maurer of the Swiss Confederation, President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China, President Emmanuel Macron of the French Republic, President Nicos Anastasiades of the Republic of Cyprus, President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic of the Republic of Croatia, President Uhuru Kenyatta of the Republic of Kenya, President Dr. Janos Ader of the Republic of Hungary, President Alexander Van der Bellen of the Republic of Austria, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Vice President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Prime Minister, Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed al-Qasmi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council, Ruler of the Emirate of Sharjah, Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council, Ruler of the Emirate of Ajman, Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council, Ruler of the Emirate of Fujairah, Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Member of the UAE Supreme Council, Ruler of the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council, Ruler of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Crown Prince of Kuwait, Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani, Deputy Emir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, Sheikh Rashid bin Saud bin Rashid Al-Mualla, Crown Prince of Umm Al Quwain, Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikh Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, Sheikh Abdullah bin Salim bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, Sheikh Nasser bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Deputy Ruler of Ajman, Emir Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister, Minister of Interior of the State of Qatar, Adil Abdul-Mahdi, Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq, Sheikha Hasina Wazed, Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, Prayuth Chan-ocha, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand and Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary.
His Majesty also received congratulatory cables from senior international figures, their Highnesses, ministers, advisors, commanders of the Sultan's Armed Forces, Royal Oman Police and other security units, members of the State Council and Majlis Al Shura, undersecretaries, Omani ambassadors, heads of the diplomatic corps in the Sultanate, representatives of the international organizations and bodies, sheikhs, dignitaries and citizens.
In their cables, the well-wishers expressed their sincere congratulations along with best wishes of good health and happiness to His Majesty the Sultan, praying to Allah the Almighty to protect His Majesty and grant him a long life, and for the return of happy occasions on him and the Omani people for many years to come while the Omani people enjoy further aspirations under His Majesty's wise leadership.
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, prosperity and welfare for peoples of their countries.