MARCH ON HORSEBACK FROM MANAH TO NIZWA

MANAH: A commemorative march on horseback to mark the 45th National Day and to celebrate the naming of Nizwa as the Capital of Islamic Culture, took place from the wilayat of Manah on Monday, culminating in Nizwa.

Forty-five riders from Manah, Adam, Al Hamra, Bahla, as well from the Sultan of Oman Armours took part. The march was led by H E Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah al Shihi, Wali of Manah. The riders were received at the gate of the historic Nizwa Castle by H E Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al Saadi, Governor of Dakhliyah and H E Sheikh Hamad bin Salim al Aghbari, Wali of Nizwa. Later, a ceremony including poetry recitation, a horse show and traditional performances was held at the castle.

SOURCE: MUSCAT DAILY