Sultan Qaboos Bin Said
He prayed to Allah to bless the soul of the late Sultan Qaboos with mercy in Paradise. The President commended the late Sultan for being dedicated to the service of his people and nation and his work on bolstering cohesion of the Arab Nation.
Haitham expresses support for country's foreign policy of peaceful living among nations and peoples... and not interfering in the internal affairs of others, respecting nations' sovereignty and international cooperation.
Few leaders can match Sultan Qaboos’ charisma, stature and overarching appeal. He was a colossus of a statesman who was a formidable symbol of stability in the Middle East.
The UAE’s national campaign aimed at supporting volunteer efforts at the state level, harnessing the expertise, skills and talents of community members and involving them in the volunteering process has proved hugely successful.
The protests in the US show that finally the masses have realised that the power is with them and not with the single man at the centre, even though he holds the highest position in the country.
President Donald Trump’s announcement last week that he would terminate US membership in the World Health Organisation is but the latest in a long list of decisions he has made to walk away from international institutions and agreements.
Thirty-one years ago, on 4 June 1989, at 1am local time, the Chinese army moved violently against a pro-democracy, student-led movement voicing requests for deep reforms in Beijing: from a free press to increased political participation.