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'Qaboos Oman' photo exhibition opened at BankMuscat

The three-day exhibition is part of the Bank's celebrations on the occasion of the 41st Renaissance Day

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 14:52 July 27, 2011
  • Gulf News

Muscat: Sayyed Hamoud Bin Faisal Al Busaidi, Minister of Interior, on Tuesday night opened ‘the Qaboos Oman' photography exhibition, at the BankMuscat head office, featuring unique and rare photographs of Sultan Qaboos Bin Saeed by Royal photographer Salim Al Hashli.

The three-day exhibition is part of the Bank's celebrations on the occasion of the 41st Renaissance Day.

Highlighting different facets of the Royal life, the ‘Qaboos Oman' exhibition presents Sultan Qaboos in conversation with citizens during Royal tour to different parts of the country, and sharing diplomacy in meetings with prominent heads of state.

One hundred photographs selected from a vast collection offer striking insight of the Royal expressions and emotions that are integral to Oman's Renaissance history, heritage and culture.

The Royal photographs evocatively narrate the story of the Sultan as an endearing leader, loved and respected by loyal citizens and people across the world.

The photographs are a study of the persona of the Sultan, revealing his humane side, especially in conversation with citizens. The exhibition is open for the public.

As a celebratory gesture by the Bank, visitors to the exhibition can participate in a draw to win 10 exclusive photographs of the Sultan.

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