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SULTAN. The title of the Turkish sovereign and other Mahometan princes.

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Saikol, environment and natural resources director for Region 12, said traditionally, the Maguindanao and Buayan sultanates were "siblings," and the Kabuntalan royal house was their "offspring." Genealogically, Manamir's mother was from Buayan and his father, Barahaman, was the ninth sultan of Maguindanao.
COTABATO CITY -- An heir to the old sultanate of Kabuntalan has complained about the apparent exclusion of their historic inland sultanate from the cultural heritage provision of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).
London, Nov 3 (ONA) The Sultanate continues to participate in the activities of the World Travel Market (WTM)in its 36 edition.
Maitha'a bint Saif bin Majid al- Mahrouqiyah, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Tourism headed the Sultanate's delegation to WTM, with the participation of 24 companies and institutions concerned with the travel and tourism sector.
The Sultanates participation with other entrepreneurs in Expo Milan comes to take advantage of professional, practical, personal and exchange of experiences in this global event, as well as to maximize the gains of direct and indirect economic returns of this participation, and to highlight the richness and diversity in the Omani cuisine.
The Sultanate has achieved through its participation in Expo Milan a number of objectives, including to highlight the Sultanates geography, history and civilization, as well as the achievements of the Sultanate at all levels during the prosperous reign of His Majesty the Sultan, the promotion of the Sultanate as a distinct tourist and investment and destination for business opportunities in various economic fields.
The committee formed to discuss the report of the Sultanate, consisting of several countries from around the world, expressed its satisfaction with the efforts of the Sultanate in order to achieve the best interests of the child.
United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child had considered at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva the third and fourth national report of the Sultanate under the Sultanate's accession to the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
The Sultanate is making endeavors to promote dialogue and diffuse conflicts as this will help in promoting peace at a region that has been suffering for decades the dire consequences of wars.
The Sultanate has become a model for peace; thanks to His Majesty the Sultan's wisdom, far-sighted vision and belief in the importance of peace, security and stability for development.