The Royal Air Force of Oman
(RAFO) celebrated the graduation of pilots and officers in a ceremony
held at the ground of Ghala Air Base and Sultan Qaboos Air Academy
today under the auspices of Lt.Gen Sayyid Munthir bin Majid al-Said,
Head of Liaison and Coordination Apparatus at the Royal Office.
The graduation ceremony began by the military salute to the chief
guest while the RAFO Music Band played the Royal Anthem. The chief
guest inspected the front column of graduates. Then, the graduates
advanced in slow march passing before the main dais.
Lt.Gen al-Busaidi pinned flying wing on graduated pilots. He also
handed over the Sword of Honour to the Flying Officer Ibrahim bin
Salim al-Subhi, who came first at the level of officer cadets course.
The graduation ceremony was attended by ministers, commanders
at the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF), and other military and security
units, honourable members of the State Council and members of the
Majlis A’Shura, senior officers at SAF and other security units in the
state, retired commanders and senior officers, military attaches of
sisterly and friendly countries’ embassies in the Sultanate, RAFO
personnel and parents of the graduates.
Source: Oman News Agency