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Indian School Sohar celebrated the 49th Oman National Day with great enthusiasm and fervor to pay reverence to its second home, Oman. The whole school had a festive look. The stage was set portraying the colours of the Oman National Flag.  The special guests for the day, staff and students of Riyad Al Ibdaa Basic School, were received by the Principal, Mrs. Sanchita Verma, Vice Principal, Dr.Vinu Kumar and Supervisor, Mrs. Indira Sukumaran.

The special morning assembly began with the prayer song. Thought for the day, which was a wise quote of     His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said and the news were presented in Arabic and in English which attracted the audience. The Principal presented the Omani staff with a scarf to commemorate the occasion. The presentation “Glimpses of Oman” depicted the variegated culture, cuisine, attire and prominent places of Oman. The Omani staff, Ms.Maali Mubarak Al Rushaidi recited a poem praising His Majesty and the beauty of Oman. The enticing song hailing His Majesty and praising the people of the friendly, peace loving nation was apt enough to fill love, pride and patriotism in the minds of the people. The presentation “Indian School Sohar Bonds with Oman” highlighted the various activities the school conducted in connection with Oman. Wonderful dance performance was given by the guest school which enthralled the audience with their graceful movements.

Certificates, gifts and memento were presented to the students and the teachers of Riyad Al Ibdaa Basic School as a token of goodwill. To instill the values on 3 R’s i.e on waste reduction, reuse and recycling, YCIS coordinator Ms. Indira Sukumaran presented cloth bags prepared by the YCIS club volunteers to the guests and the Principal. Certificates were given to the winners of various competitions held in the school during the current academic year.

 Principal, Mrs. Sanchita Verma then addressed the gathering and congratulated the people of this welcoming country, which takes everybody under its wings with warmth and peace. She extended best wishes to the visionary leader on his birthday on behalf of Indian School Sohar and prayed for his health, strength and happiness. She also congratulated Omani staff and the guest school for their wonderful cooperation. Mr.Humaid Khamis Al Maqbali and Mr.Mohamed Ilyas proposed the vote of thanks in Arabic and in English.


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