Oman Receives Iranian, Pakistani Military Delegations

ONA18.04.2019 Oman
Oman Receives Iranian, Pakistani Military Delegations

Oman Receives Iranian, Pakistani Military Delegations

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Mohammed bin Nasser al-Rasbi, Secretary General of the Ministry of Defense in the Sultanate of Oman received in his office a delegation from the Islamic Republic of Iran, headed by Brigadier General Dr. Qadeer Nizami, Deputy Chief of Iranian Armed Forces for International Affairs, Head of the Iranian side in the Omani-Iranian Military Friendship Joint Committee.

The two sides exchanged viewpoints and discussed several matters of common concern, according to Oman News Agency (ONA).

The meeting was attended by Brigadier General Hamad bin Rashid al-Balushi, Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) Assistant Chief-of-Staff for Operations and Planning, Head of the Omani side in the Committee and SAF Senior Officers.

For his part, Lt. General Ahmed bin Harith al-Nabhani, Chief-of-Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) also received in his office at Mu’askar Al Murtafa’ (photo) the visiting Iranian delegation.

The two sides exchanged conversations on several matters of common concern within the framework of the Omani-Iranian Military Friendship Joint Committee's duties.

The visit of the Iranian delegation to the Sultanate comes within the framework of its participation in deliberations of the annual regular meeting of the Omani-Iranian Military Friendship Joint Committee, which is being held in Muscat this year during 13 to 19 April 2019.

The meeting was attended by Brigadier General Hamad bin Rashid al-Balushi, SAF Assistant Chief-of-Staff for Operations and Planning, Head of the Omani side in the Committee and SAF Senior Officers.

Chief-of-Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) separately received in his office at Mu’askar Al Murtafa’ a delegation of the National Defense University (NDU) of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, currently visiting the Sultanate.

The two sides exchanged conversations on a number of issues of common concern particularly in the fields of academic and military training cooperation between the two friendly countries.

The meeting was attended by Brigadier Saleh bin Ahmed al-Hinai, Head of Military Protocols and Public Relations at COSAF, Senior SAF Officers and the Military Attaché at the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Muscat.

Lastly, Rear Admiral Abdullah bin Khamis al-Ra’eesi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) received in his office Peter Watson, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia and his accompanying delegation, currently visiting the Sultanate.

The two sides exchanged cordial conversations and discussed viewpoints on several matters of common concern.

The meeting was attended by Commodore Eng. Marhoon bin Mansoor al-Riyami, Director-General of Support at the RNO Command. 

 

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