The Sultanate of Oman and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of military cooperation between both countries at the headquarters of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (COSAF) in Muscat.
The MoU was signed by Lt-General Ahmed bin Harith bin Nasser al-Nabhani, SAF Chief-of-Staff and Lt-General Mahmoud Abdel Halim Freihat, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
The MoU includes strengthening military cooperation between the defense ministries of the two brotherly countries by exchanging experiences and knowledge in the military fields, cooperating in conducting joint military exercises, holding courses, educational programs, sports and cultural activities and medical services.
The signing ceremony was attended by a number of SAF senior officers and the delegation accompanying the Jordanian guest, according to Oman News Agency (ONA).
Earlier, Lt. General Ahmed bin Harith al-Nabhani, Chief-of-Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) received in his office the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of Jordan and his accompanying delegation during their two-day visit to Oman last week.
The two sides exchanged viewpoints and discussed military matters of common concern between the two sides.
The meeting was attended by senior officers at the Command of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (COSAF).
Lt. General Mahmoud Abdul Halim Freihat, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of Jordan and his accompanying delegation also visited the National Defence College (NDC) during their visit.
Upon arrival at the College’s Headquarters at Mu’askar Bait Al Falaj, he was greeted by Major General Salim bin Musallam Qattan, NDC Commandant.
The visiting guest was briefed on the NDC, its facilities and the modern equipment that contribute to achieving the NDC’s vision in preparing the national leadership cadres.
The delegation viewed the NDC’s various halls that are designed according to the latest specifications and provided with the best educational systems and multi-purpose electronic networks.