The 48th National Day of the Sultanate of Oman was celebrated on Thursday 22nd of November 2018 at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne from 5pm to 6:30om.
Over 100 diplomats, government officials, business and education and community representatives turned out to celebrate the milestone of the 48th National Day. Upon arrival guests were greeted into the Ballroom by their host His Excellency the Consul-General, Dr Hamood Al Wardi.
Guests were able to enjoy traditional Omani dates and coffee. Many enjoyed being served the sweets by Omanis dressed in their traditional outfits whilst viewing 7 framed beautiful photos that depicted the natural scenes and architecture of Oman. Guests had the opportunity to view new documentaries on Oman on the large screens.
The Consul General addressed the audience focusing on theme which was education. The most important aspect of the address was building bridges of cooperation in all aspects of the strengthening relationship shared between Oman and Australia.