Sultan Qaboos opens the Council of Oman

in Manah

Sultan Qaboos spoke at the opening of the Council of Oman in Manah today at his palace Hisn al Shumoukh.

 The video shows the audience which included Government Ministers, Members of the Oman Royal Family and Foreign Ambassadors until His Majesty enters at 41:50.
The council comprises the members of the Majlis Al Dawlah (State Council) and the elected  Majlis Al Shura (Consultation Council). The Imam of the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Talib Al Qanobi, read about morals from the Quran. Included in the speech by Sultan Qaboos was a general commendation of the Council of State and urging those in Oman to work together.

Author: Tony Walsh

Book author including the current Bradt guide to Oman