Quotes of Sultan Haitham

“In the foreign front, we shall trace the course of the late Sultan, reaffirming the fundamentals of our country’s foreign policy based on peaceful coexistence with nations, good neighbourliness, non-interference in the internal affairs of others, respect for countries’ souvereignty and international cooperation in various spheres. We will remain as the world had known us during the reign of the Forgiven one, God willing, His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said bin Taimour.

"We will call and contribute to resolving disputes by peaceful means, sparing no effort in finding satisfactory solutions in a spirit of harmony and understanding.”
Excerpt of the fi rst speech of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al-Said, 11.01.2021

“Youth are the wealth of a nation, its inexhaustible resource and the arms that build it. They are its present and future. We will always listen to them, and sense their needs, interests and aspirations which will definitely be accorded the attention that they deserve.
“On top of our national priorities is the education sector, with all its types and levels. It will receive full attention, and it will be provided with the supporting environment which motivates research and innovation. We will also provide it with all means of empowerment, since it is the base upon which our children will be able to participate in meeting the requirements of the coming phase of development.”
His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al-Said, 23.02.2020

“Throughout Oman’s ancient and honourable history, the world has known it as an active and influential civilised entity in the region’s growth and prosperity and working for peace and security in the region.
“Generation after generation continues to hoist high its flag and remain committed to keep Oman’s peace message to the world alive. These generations are carrying great heritage and noble goals.
“They build, not destroy, and bring people closer to each other, not sow discord.
“This is what we will endeavour to keep alive, with you and by you, so that we can all, with determination and perseverance, accomplish our civilisational role and honestly discharge our historic responsibility.”
His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al-Said, 23.02.2020