Viewing cable 05MUSCAT25
Title: OMAN DELIVERS TSUNAMI AID TO SRI LANKA

IdentifierCreatedReleasedClassificationOrigin
05MUSCAT252005-01-05 09:21:00 2011-08-30 01:44:00 UNCLASSIFIED Embassy Muscat
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UNCLAS MUSCAT 000025 
 
SIPDIS 
 
E.O. 12958: N/A 
TAGS: AEMR EAID PGOV PREL CE MU
SUBJECT: OMAN DELIVERS TSUNAMI AID TO SRI LANKA 
 
REF: A. A. SECSTATE 959 
 
     ¶B. B. MUSCAT 00017 
 
¶1.  As reported in reftel B, the government of Oman has 
offered to facilitate the delivery of private contributions 
to tsunami victims in Sri Lanka and Indonesia.  On January 4, 
the first Omani flights carrying relief supplies left the 
Sultanate for Colombo.  The flights, with more to follow in 
the coming days, will deliver over 41 tons of foodstuffs, 
tents, blankets and utensils. 
 
¶2.  The Oman Charitable Organization (OCO), a 
government-supervised charitable umbrella entity, has begun 
receiving financial donations after having established a 
dedicated relief committee.  The committee has published 
announcements in the local media and continues to appeal to 
companies, establishments and individuals to forward their 
assistance to OCO banking accounts.  No details have been 
released on how much money may have been raised. 
BALTIMORE