(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) As many as 106 couples from the wilayat of Saham in North Batinah will get married at a mass wedding event on June 27.
The weddings, which will be organised by Al Badi Investment Company will be held at the community ground in Saham.
Khalid Saif al Badi, head of the organising committee of this event, said, ''As many as 122 couples had applied during registrations that continued from late April to May 31. But till date, only 106 have confirmed.''
The organising committee will meet the 106 grooms on June 21 and give them the approved programme list of the event and invitation cards with their names. ''The couples tying the knot belong to villages in the wilayat of Saham. We are expecting around 12,000 to 15,000 people to turn up,'' Badi said.
''Traditional dance such as hamasiya and ayyala will be performed after the Asr prayer,'' he added. ''Dinner will be served at the community ground after the Maghrib prayer which will be held under the patronage of a minister.
''The organising committee will then distribute gifts to the grooms,'' he added.
According to Badi, ''Majan, an Omani TV channel has sought permission for live broadcast of the mass wedding. So, the event is expected to be filled with several cultural program