Successor of Sultan Qaboos; Haitham bin Tariq Al Said

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) –Oman has named Haitham bin Tariq Al Said as the new ruler of the country and the successor of his cousin Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said, according to a report. The former culture minister was sworn in before the ruling family council to be the successor of Sultan Qaboos, on Saturday, local media outlets al-Watan and al-Roya reported.