Oman’s Sultan Qaboos has granted a royal pardon to 17 Indians serving various jail sentences in that country. The pardon was given on the occasion of Eid al Fitr.
The Indian Embassy in Oman tweeted thanking the Sultan for his compassionate gesture. The Indian Embassy in Oman said that Government of India appreciates this compassionate gesture from a friendly country.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar also took this opportunity to appreciate the merciful gesture of Sultan Qaboos of Oman on the twitter.