By Elsa Baxter Tuesday, 12 October 2010 11:16 AM
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will visit the UAE and Oman in November, Buckingham Palace has said.
The official state visit will be to Abu Dhabi on November 24 and 25 and to Muscat between November 24 and 28, according to an official statement.
The visit has been arranged following invitations from His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan and His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.
This will be the second visit by The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh to the UAE and Oman, the statement said.
This year’s visit to Oman will mark the occasion of the 40th year of the reign of Sultan Qaboos.