The 48th National Day of Oman was celebrated on ACT campus on 18 November 2018 with traditional pomp and gaiety.
The campus was decorated with colourful flags, banners and buntings. Departments competed among themselves to make their buildings look the most attractive. His Excellency, Sheikh Dr. Hilal bin Ali Al Habsi, Wali of Al Rustaq, the Chief Guest of Honour, visited all the stalls on campus. He was accompanied by Dr. Issa Saif Mohammed Al Tubi, the College Dean, Dr. Ahmed Ali Ahmed Alshahri, Asst. Dean for Academic Affairs and Ms. Monia Mohammed Al Farsi, Asst. Dean for Student Affairs.
The Student Affairs and other departments and centers conducted many wonderful and exciting events throughout the day on campus. The highlights of the programmes this year were traditional dance performances, an Exhibition of Fine Arts and Traditional Works, a Special National Day Antiques Market, a Classic Car Show, horse riding, an Injaz Contest, the launching of a new student club, and a Quiz Show on Oman. Some students even performed stunts on bikes at the car show.
The cultural show in the auditorium included programmes such as a Fashion Show, poetry recitation, songs, a stage play, a Traditional Costume contest, an English Language Contest and games.
Overall, it was a relaxing and cool morning, full of patriotic fervor.