On Wednesday, 4 September 2019, Sultan Qaboos University received a delegation from the seventh national defense course headed by Maj Gen Salim bin Musallam Qatan, Commandant of the National Defense College (NDC). The delegation was received by Dr. Rahma Ibrahim Al Mahrouqi, SQU Deputy Vice Chancellor for Postgraduate Studies & Research, and Dr. Mohammed Ali Al Balushi, Dean of the College of Arts and Social Sciences. The College of Arts and Social Sciences organized a lecture for the delegation. The Dean gave a brief overview of the college. The delegation also toured the University Cultural Center, where they were acquainted with the Main Library sections and it services.