The embassy of Oman celebrated the Sultanate's 48th National Day at a reception held in Doha on Monday.

Led by Oman's ambassador Najib bin Yahya al-Balushi, the reception was attended by a large number of guests, including Qatari dignitaries, diplomats from various nations and other officials.

Pictured are al-Balushi with HE the Advisory Council Speaker, Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud, HE the Minister of Justice Dr Issa Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi, HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari, HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Yousef bin Mohamed al-Othman Fakhro, HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki al-Subaie and other dignitaries during the ceremonial cake-cutting. PICTURE: Jayan Orma

Related Story