Head of State: Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said
Head of State since: 23rd July 1970
Predecessor: Said bin Taimur
Heir to the Throne: Not yet known
National Anthem: Nashid as-Salaam as-Sultani
Information about the Monarch:
Qaboos was born on 18th November 1940. He is currently unmarried and has no children. The Sultan has not yet named his heir.
Qaboos came to power following a coup which saw him overthrow his father as Sultan of Oman in 1970.