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His Majesty

Sultan Haitham bin Tariq

HM Sultan Haitham bin Tariq is the Head and President of the country. He is the ultimate superlative authority and the Supreme Commander of the armed forces. The Sultan is inviolable and non-touchable. His respect is a duty and his command is an obligation. He is a symbol of national unity and the one who watches over its care and protection.


His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq - may God protect him - assumed the throne in the Sultanate of Oman on January 11, 2020.

The Royal Speech

Speeches of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin tariq – May God protect him.

Wise Policies

His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq - may God protect him - is leading the renewing Omani renaissance process with confident and steady steps.

Photo Library

Various photos of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin tariq – May God protect him.

Sultan Qaboos bin Said - May his soul rest in peace

He is Sultan Qaboos bin Said bin Taimur bin Faisal bin Turki bin Said bin Sultan bin Ahmed bin Saeed Al Said - may God rest his soul in peace.

He was born on the seventeenth of Shawwal 1359, corresponding to November 18, 1940, in Salalah in the Dhofar Governorate of the Sultanate of Oman. He died on January 10, 2020. He is the eighth Sultan of Oman in the straight successive lineage of the Al Bou Said family, which was founded by Imam Ahmed bin Said in 1741.

The people have the utmost respect and appreciation for him. He was able to bring together all segments of Omani society in a one developed country.

Sultan Qaboos - may God rest his soul - began the first stages of his education in the Sultanate of Oman, then his father, Sultan Said bin Taimur, sent him in September 1958 to (England) to continue his education, where he spent two years in a private educational institution in (Suffolk).

Then in 1960, he joined Sandhurst Royal Military Academy as a candidate officer. He graduated from Sandhurst Royal Military Academy after two years to join one of the British infantry battalions operating at that time in West Germany, namely (1st Battalion - Cameroonian Scottish Rifles). He spent six months as a trainee in the art of leadership. After completing military studies within the British unit in Germany, he joined the study of local government systems, and completed specialized courses in administration affairs. Later, he undertook a cultural tour around the world. In 1964, he returned to the Sultanate of Oman, and spent most of his time learning more about Islamic law and his country’s civilization and history.

The Map of the Sultanate of Oman

This map was issued by the National Survey Authority of the Ministry of Defence. It is the authority with jurisdiction in the Sultanate of Oman to monitor the production of geographical data and approve and review the Sultanate’s maps before publishing them. It is also responsible for supervising all geographical activities and providing maps, data, information, services and expertise wherever possible.

Oman Vision 2040

The Royal Orders of Sultan Qaboos bin Said, may God rest his soul in peace, stipulated that the future Oman vision 2040 shall be completely mastery prepared, and highly perceive formulated in light of broad social consensus and with the participation of the various segments of community. It shall emphasis on the economic and social reality and anticipate the future objectively. Oman vision 2040 is to be a reliable guide and an essential reference for planning works in the next two decades.

Omani Media

The journey of the Ministry of Information began with the first steps of the blessed renaissance process, in recognition of Sultan Qaboos, may his soul rest in peace, for the role of media in the process of construction and development. The first Ministry of Information was established in 1970, and from that date until today the Ministry has worked to establish and develop the media system in the Sultanate.

Omani Press
Radio Broadcasting
TV Broadcasting
Media Statistics
    Can you imagine yourself hanging on a rocky arch with a rope that is about 35 meters long? The idea itself may increase your adrenaline hormone. With professional cinematography that reflects the nature of adventure, Omani photographer Hamad Al Hashimi uses a racing drone "FPV" in a rare and unique location in the Sultanate of Oman. Recently, a group of young people discovered the Tanuf Arch in the Sultanate of Oman, according to what was explained by the ...
The Sultanate’s plans to impose an income tax on high income earners aim to support its approach on reduceing dependence on oil and other hydrocarbon products as main sources of state revenue, CNN affirmed in a report.   CNN explained that the revenues of this type of tax will be directed to finance a number of social programs.   The US network said that this step is part of the axes of the fiscal balance plan that the country aims to implement in 2020-2024. The plan ...
    Muscat,(ONA) --- The United States of America (USA) valued the efforts made by the Sultanate of Oman under the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik in backing peace process in Yemen. In a telephonic press briefing during which Oman News Agency (ONA) took part today, Tim Lenderking, US Special Envoy for Yemen said the USA is in constant communication and consultation with the Omani government in a bid to support security and stability of Yemen. He asserted ...
The Indian Economic Times Magazine has said that Oman represents a moderate voice of peace and tolerance in the world, and that, accordingly, peace and stability prevail in all parts of the Sultanate. In a report published in its website, the journal pointed out that the Sultanate never witnessed a single terrorist operation and that no Omani citizen was found to be member of any terrorist organisation in the region or at world level. The Sultanate remained for centuries a proponent of ...
The Sultanate ranked third among Arab countries in the 2020 Sustainable Development Report issued by the UN Development Institution.                 The report, published in the institution’s last night, said that Oman occupied the 76th position globally and won 69.76 points. Sweden took first place, followed by Denmark and Finland in the rating, which comprises 193 countries.      ...
Reportedly said: The Sultanate of Oman is the most brilliant light house in the Middle East. It combines both progressive government and an ever-growing social and economic prosperity. The Sultanate took giant steps to diversify its economic activities, which earlier revolved around crude oil alone. Oman met with considerable success, thanks to the execution of a set of infrastructure and investment projects carried out at the Special Economic Zone in Duqm and other areas. Duqm ...
The Sultanate of Oman is considered one of the Middle East’s most peaceful countries. The Sydney-based Institute of Economics granted the Sultanate zero degrees in the Global Terrorism Index for Oman’s not experiencing any terrorist threat in 2016. It is a rare case of its kind among Middle East countries and the world at large, an evidence of the stability and security enjoyed by the country. Since Sultan Qaboos assumed power, the Sultanate has become the world’s fastest ...
    By: ONA The Sultanate of Oman secured this place due to its diverse landscape which includes deserts, mountains, beaches and cities full of life. Melbourne: The Sultanate has been ranked the seventh top travel destination in the world  for 2022  by Australian website of Lonely Planet. The ranking is based on the evaluation of experts in terms of tourism destinations and adventures that attract tourists. The website’s report indicated that the ...
    Tribes, wars, colonisation, empire, rebellion, independence and reconstruction - this is the compelling history of the Gulf state of Oman, from the 16th century to the present day. Oman began as a trading nation but was then colonised by the Portuguese. Local Omani leaders later expelled the Europeans and went on to use their own powerful navy to build an empire that, at its peak, stretched from the Arabian Gulf halfway down the coast of East Africa. But the British then ...