HH The Amir Exchanges Decorations with the Sultan of Oman
His Highness The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani presented HM Sultan Haitham bin Tariq of the Sultanate of Oman with the Sword of the Founder Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed bin Thani, reflecting the fraternal ties between the people of Qatar and Oman, and His Highness appreciation of HM the Sultan.
The Sword of the Founder is the highest national decoration, presented to kings, princes and heads of states.
HM the Sultan also presented HH The Amir with the Civil Order of Oman, First Class, in appreciation of His Highness and a reflection of the strength of ties between the people of Qatar and Oman.
The Civil Order of Oman is the highest Omani decoration, presented to kings and heads of states of countries with distinguished ties with the Sultanate of Oman. It is also presented to very important persons that have HM the Sultan's utmost appreciation.
The exchange of decorations was attended by HH The Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani, HH the Personal Representative of HH The Amir Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, and a number of Their Excellencies the ministers.
On the Omani side, it was attended by HH Deputy Prime Minister for Defense Affairs Shihab bin Tarek Al Said, and Their Excellencies members of the official accompanying delegation.