Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said was 18 November 1940 in Dhofar as eighth descendant of the Al Busaid dynasty and the only son of Sultan Said bin Taimur, who was then ruler of the country, was born.
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entered the age of 20 he as a cadet at the Sandhurst Royal Military Academy. After Sandhurst, he was a year with a British infantry battalion in Germany and served in the Army of the Rhine, among other things in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, where he acquired a domicile.
am After his military service, Qaboos studied Said Al Said in England, three months went to Europe and Asia tour. 1964 back to Oman.
spent the following six years the young Qaboos bin Said Al Said in Salalah with the study of Islam and the history and culture of his homeland. During this time, Qaboos poverty of his people and their low standard of living was aware of.
On 23 July 1970 fell Qaboos bin Said Al Said his father with the help of the British government and sent him into exile.
Since that time Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said fully sovereign as head of state, head of state, Prime Minister, Foreign Minister, Defense Minister and Commander of the armed forces in a person.
Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said took office on 23 July 1970
"My people, my brothers, yesterday was total darkness and with the help of God it is tomorrow a new dawn on Muscat, give in Oman and in people. God bless us all and may successfully provide for our efforts ...." Thus began the reign of Sultan Qaboos.
"I promise to devote myself to the early establishment of a modern government in the shortest possible time. My first goal will be the abolition of all unnecessary restrictions ... I will take the necessary legal steps to ensure the recognition of foreign states, and I look forward to the immediate support and cordial cooperation with all nations, particularly with our neighbors, that we will begin discussions on the future of our region. "
Sultanate of Oman
is worth noting the rapid reconciliation between rival tribes in the south to 1975, the most important basis for the fairy-like rise and the stability of Oman.
Enger goes touch with the people
Even today, Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said annually on a four-week journey across Oman. The "Royal Tour" will be broadcast live on television. Every Omani may present his ideas, problems and complaints and discuss them openly on television.
tolerance and high-tech
Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said knows like no other ruler the Arab world, a perfect blend of traditional oriental lifestyle, tolerant Islam, enlightened cosmopolitanism and high-tech manufacture. The Omanis have it highly as a sovereign, because he has brought them peace, freedom and reconciliation, modernity and prosperity can not be overlooked.