FIH President Tayyab Ikram had a fruitful meeting with His Highness Sayyid Marwan Bin Turki Al Said, the esteemed Governor of Dhofar, Oman, on 28 May 2023. During the meeting, Tayyab Ikram presented His Highness with the FIH Certificate of Recognition in appreciation of his exceptional services to the development of hockey in the Dhofar Governorate.

Hockey has enjoyed a long-lasting and fruitful relationship with the Dhofar region, thanks in large part to the contributions and support of His Highness. Through his visionary leadership and unwavering commitment, the sport of hockey has flourished, creating opportunities for aspiring athletes and leaving a lasting impact on the community.

President Ikram expressed his sincere appreciation for the role played by His Highness in the advancement of hockey: "His Highness Sayyid Marwan Bin Turki Al Said's dedication and support for hockey in the Dhofar Governorate have been instrumental in the growth and development of the sport. His Highness's vision for the future of hockey is inspiring, and we are confident that under his guidance, the sport will continue to thrive."

In response, His Highness reassured Tayyab Ikram of a bright future for hockey in the region. His commitment to the sport and its development remains unwavering, and he expressed his enthusiasm for further strengthening the ties between Dhofar and the international hockey community.

The productive session between President Ikram and His Highness Sayyid Marwan Bin Turki Al Said reaffirmed the shared commitment to the growth of hockey in the Dhofar region. It served as a platform to acknowledge the remarkable achievements thus far and to envision an even brighter future for the sport in the area.