Royal congratulatory message to Oman

His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, has sent a congratulatory message to Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, Sultanate of Oman on the 42nd National Day of Oman and 72nd birthday of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos.

"I would like to send my deepest respects to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos on His Majesty's 72nd birthday, together with my warmest congratulations to you personally and to the government and people of the Sultanate of Oman on your National Day.

"I was very pleased with the progress made in our bilateral consultative meeting this year and I look forward to continuing to strengthen the excellent cooperation and warm friendship shared by our governments and people," said HRH Prince Mohamed while conveying very best wishes for a happy celebration. - Borneo Bulletin (19 November 2012)