Order of Oman

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Order of Oman
Wisam al-Oman
Awarded by  Oman
Type Order
Status Currently constituted
Sovereign Sultan Qaboss
Grades Special Class
Civil division
Military division
Precedence
Next (higher) Order of Al-Said
Next (lower) Order of the Renaissance of Oman
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Ribbon of 1st class, civil & military division

The Order of Oman (Wisam al-Oman) is the second highest order of Oman.

History

The Order of Oman was instituted in 1970 by Sultan Qaboss in two divisions, civil and military. He added in 1982 a Special Class, "The Most Honourable Order of Oman" (Wisam Al-Sharif Al-Oman).

Divisions and classes

The order exists in :

  • A Special Class
  • A civil division : First Class to Fifth Class
  • A military division : First Class to Fifth Class

Insignia

The ribbon is :

  • red with green borders, for the Special Class.
  • red with green stripes, for the civil division, number and position depending on the class.
  • blue with red stripes, for the military division, number and position depending on the class.

Recipients

Sources

  • World Medals Index, Special Class, civil division & military division
  • Ribbon bars of Oman - page 1
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