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HM appoints army, navy, air force chiefs

18 Jan 2021 By ONA

His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik issued two Royal Decrees on Monday reading as follows:

 

 

Royal Decree No 10/2021 appoints a Secretary General at the Ministry of Defence.

Article 1 appoints Dr Mohammed Nasser Ali al Za’abi as Secretary General at the Ministry of Defence with the rank of a minister.

Article 2 states that this decree will be published in the Official Gazette and enforced on its date of issue.

Royal Decree No 11/2021 refers to military promotions and appointments.

Article 1 promotes Rear Admiral Abdullah Khamis Abdullah al Ra’eesi to the rank of Vice Admiral and appoints him Chief of Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces.

Article 2 promotes Air Commodore Khamis Hammad Sultan al Ghafri to the rank of Air Vice Marshal and appoints him  Commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman.

Article 3 promotes Commodore Saif Nasser Mohsen al Rahbi to the rank of Rear Admiral and appoints him Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman.

Article 4 promotes Air Commodore Eng Saleh Yahya Mas’oud al Maskari to the rank of Air Vice Marshal and appoints him Commandant of the National Defence College.

Article 5 states that this decree will be published in the Official Gazette and enforced on its date of issue.

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