Announcement

State Visit dates announced for The Queen's visit to UAE and Oman

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Buckingham Palace today announced that The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh's State Visit to the United Arab Emirates and Oman will take place between 24 and 28 November.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will pay a State Visit to the United Arab Emirates at the invitation of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan and Oman at the invitation of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, during this Autumn.

They will visit Abu Dhabi between 24th and 25th November, and Muscat between 25 and 28 November.

Background

This will be the second visit by The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh to both the UAE and Oman. This year’s visit to Oman will mark the occasion of the 40th year of the reign of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.