RIYADH, 17th November, 2015 (WAM) — Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary-General, has sent a congratulatory cable to Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman, on the occasion of Oman’s 45th National Day.

Al Zayani said in a statement today, “This national occasion is dear to the hearts of the Gulf Cooperation Countries, in confirmation of the strong bonds of common history and destiny we share, and our pride of the outstanding achievements of the development process in the Sultanate of Oman, to achieve the aspirations and hopes of Oman’s people for further progress and prosperity.”

Al Zayani commended the active role played by the Sultanate of Oman in supporting the GCC joint action march and the venerable contributions they provide to achieve GCC goals, represented in more interdependence, cooperation and integration in all fields to achieve the aspirations of the GCC citizens.

He prayed to Allah Almighty for Sultan Qaboos’s continued health and wellness to enable him to make more achievements in the country’s march into progress and prosperity.