Address by his Majesty, UNESCO 4/10/2005



His Majesty, Sultan Qaboos Bin Said
Sultan of Oman


“The human being as we have always said, is the power, the instrument and the ultimate aim of national development. Thus we exert every effort to provide him with these essential qualities so that we can all, together, build our nation.

You are aware that there are countries in the world which do not possess rich natural resources, but nevertheless have cared for their people and directed them in the right direction, developed their skills and provided them with technological experience in order to face their domestic and international evolution.

Therefore, their innate abilities have been realised and their inventions have been eagerly sought throughout the world. By this means they have taken their place in the forefront of the developed countries”