Viewing cable 04MUSCAT2278
Title: OMAN: NAMES, TITLES AND CONTACT NUMBERS FOR

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04MUSCAT22782004-12-29 05:36:00 2011-08-30 01:44:00 UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Embassy Muscat
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UNCLAS MUSCAT 002278 
 
SIPDIS 
 
SENSITIVE 
 
DEPT FOR S/ES-O, NEA/ARPI 
 
E.O. 12958: N/A 
TAGS: PGOV PREL PINR MU
SUBJECT: OMAN: NAMES, TITLES AND CONTACT NUMBERS FOR 
LEADING GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL OFFICIALS 
 
REF: STATE 271552 
 
Per reftel, Embassy Muscat submits the following information: 
 
COUNTRY: Sultanate of Oman 
DATE OF SUBMISSION: December 26, 2004 
 
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT AND STATE 
Last Name: al-Said 
First/Middle Names: Qaboos bin Said 
Conventional Usage: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos 
Formal Title: Sultan 
Office Phone Numbers: Not available 
After-Hours Telephone Numbers: Not available 
Residence Phone Numbers: Not available 
Cell Phone Numbers: Not available 
Comments: All contact with the Sultan is done via the Royal 
Diwan via the Chief of Protocol, His Excellency Juma'a bin 
Rashid bin Sa'id al-Balushi.  However, the preferred manner 
of contacting Sultan Qaboos is for the Operations Center to 
contact Embassy Muscat's Executive Office.  The Executive 
Office will contact the Diwan.  The Diwan will then contact 
the Operations Center or the Sultan himself will telephone 
the Operations Center.  Sultan Qaboos speaks excellent 
English; there is never a need for an interpreter. 
 
 
FOREIGN MINISTER 
Last Name: Abdullah 
First/Middle Names: Yusuf bin Alawi bin 
Conventional Usage: His Excellency Yusuf bin Alawi 
Formal Title: Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs 
Office Telephone Numbers: (968) 699-532 
After-Hours Telephone Numbers: Not available 
Residence Telephone Numbers: (968) 697-994 
Cell Phone Numbers: (968) 933-3383 
Comments:  The Minister's First Assistant is Mr. Khalfan 
Habib, who can be reached after business hours on his cell 
phone: (968) 931-6677.  The listed office number could also 
be answered by Mr. Mohammed Najeb or Mr. Khalifa al-Hassini, 
the Minister's second and third assistants.  Yusuf bin Alawi 
speaks excellent English; there is never a need for an 
interpreter. 
 
 
 
BALTIMORE