A spectacular welcome for the Queen in the ancient desert kingdom of Oman

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A spectacular welcome for the Queen in the ancient desert kingdom of Oman

Sandhurst-trained and a former intern at Suffolk Country Council, the sultan is a determined Anglophile, who has twinned his palace with the Tower of London and owns the world's only camel-mounted bagpipe band.

The musicians welcomed the Queen with a rendition of Scotland The Brave