Vietnam sends congratulations to new Sultan of Oman

Thursday, 2020-01-16 09:55:47
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NDO – Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong has sent his congratulations to Haitham Bin Tariq Bin Taimour Al Said on the occasion of his official coronation as the new Sultan of Oman.

>>> Condolences sent to Oman after passing of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said

The new Sultan succeeded Qaboos Bin Said Al Said, who passed away on January 10 at the age of 79.

Previously, on January 14, the Party and State leader of Vietnam sent a message of condolences to the new Sultan of Oman over the death of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al Said.

On January 14 and 15, Deputy Foreign Minister Dang Minh Khoi and Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Cao Quoc Hung visited the Embassy of Oman in Hanoi to offer their condolences and write in the book of mourning.

Representatives from over 50 foreign diplomatic missions in Hanoi and the Vietnam - Oman joint economic and trade cooperation ventures also visited the Omani Embassy in Hanoi to pay tribute to Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al Said, the Arab world's longest-serving ruler.

Earlier, on January 11, the Oman state news agency announced that Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al Said, who ruled Oman for nearly 50 years, had passed away on the evening of January 10 at the age of 79. Oman mourned him for three days and their flag will be flown at half-staff for the next 40 days.