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Shabab Oman II to leave on fourth international voyage

Shabab Oman II to leave on fourth international voyage

Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamoud al Busaidi, secretary common in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will preside more than the send-off ceremony at Said bin Sultan Naval Base.

The Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) Command on Sunday organised an open meeting to inform the media about the national missions of the Shabab Oman II. During her six-month journey, the vessel will pay a visit to a number of European nations to take element in lengthy sailboat regattas and participate in a number of festivals and celebrations.

Shabab Oman vessel seeks to provide its mission of extending bridges of friendship and brotherhood among the sultanate and the globe by highlighting genuine Omani culture. Capt Ali bin Mohammed al Hosani, commander of the RNOV Shabab Oman II presented in the meeting a short explanation of the vessel.

He pointed out that the existing ship came to replace Shabab Oman I, which came in response to the vision of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said on the significance of cultural and civilised communication among the sultanate and numerous nations of the globe.

He explained that the journeys of Shabab Oman aim at developing bridges of friendship and market the sultanate’s tourism and culture, as effectively as train young individuals on sailing, refining their skills and fuelling the spirit of competitors and adventure amongst them.

Capt Hosani reviewed in a presentation the journeys created by the very first and second Shabab Oman vessels. The two vessels have won International Friendship Cup ten instances.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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