The Sultanate of Oman and the Republic of India signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) to renew cooperation in the military field, as well as the cooperation between the naval forces of the two countries in the areas of maritime security.
The signing ceremony took place at the headquarters of the Ministry of Defense in Al Mirtafa’a Camp in Muscat Friday, Oman News Agency (ONA) reported.
The military cooperation renewal MoU was signed from the Omani side by Dr. Mohammed Nasser al-Zaabi, Secretary-General at the Ministry of Defense (photo), while it was signed from the Indian side by Munu Mahawar, Ambassador of India to the Sultanate.
The MoU regulates aspects of the military cooperation between the Sultanate and India in a manner that boosts their bilateral relations and joint interests.
Meanwhile, the maritime cooperation renewal MoU was signed by Rear Admiral Saif Nasser al-Rahbi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) and the Indian Ambassador to the Sultanate.
This MoU aims at strengthening cooperation in the maritime fields and exchanging interests in maritime security between the two friendly countries.