H E Dr Hasani visits military exercises command

October 23, 2018

H E Dr Abdulmunim bin Mansour bin Said al Hasani, Minister of Information, and official speaker of the state for Al Shomoukh 2 and Swift Sword 3 military exercises, visited the command of Swift Sword 3, being carried out by the sultanate with the participation of a number of military, security and civil sectors.

He was joined by a number of members of the State Council, their excellencies and senior retired officers. The exercise which started on October 1 will continue till November 3. Upon arrival to the exercise command at Muaskar al Murtafah, the visitors were received by Lt Gen Ahmed bin Harith al Nabhani, Chief of Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces, and exercise manager, Maj Gen Matar bin Salim al Balushi, Commander of the Royal Army of Oman (RAO), and commander of the joint forces, Air Vice Marshal Matar bin Ali al Obaidani, Commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman (exercise chief control), and Rear Admiral Abdullah bin Khamis al Raisi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman and exercise deputy manager.

Brig Mohammed bin Abdullah al Makhini, head of the Planning Team for Al Shomoukh 2 and Swift Sword 3, made a briefing on the two exercises, where he covered the planning stage, the main events that have been implemented and the upcoming events. RAO commander made a briefing on the joint command cells and the plans of the commander of the joint command on how to deal with the events of the exercise and response by all participants in the exercise.

The Minister of Information, the members of the State Council, their excellencies and senior retired officers also visited the media centre for Al Shomoukh 2 and Swift Sword 3 military exercises.

The visitors reviewed the work environment, as well as the mechanism of work at the media centre.