An official session of talks was held at the Sultanate of Oman’s Ministry of Defense between Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib Al-Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defense Affairs and Taro Kono, Defense Minister of Japan (photo), currently visiting the Sultanate.
The session reviewed the good existing relations between the two friendly countries and discussed fields of cooperation between the two Defense Ministries.
During the session, the two sides exchanged viewpoints on a number of matters of common concern to serve interests of the two friendly countries, according to Oman News Agency (ONA).
The session was attended by Lt. General Ahmed bin Harith al-Nabhani, Chief of Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) and Rear Admiral Abdullah bin Khamis al-Ra’eesi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO. It was attended from the Japanese side by the Ambassador of Japan to the Sultanate and the delegation accompanying the guest.
For his part, General Sultan bin Mohammed al-Nu’amani, Minister of the Royal Office also received in his office Sunday the visiting Japanese Defense Minister and his accompanying delegation.
During the meeting, General al-Nu’amani welcomed the guest and his accompanying delegation.
On his turn, the Japanese Minister extended his thanks to General al-Nu’amani, stressing his country’s keenness on enhancing the existing frameworks of cooperation between the Sultanate and the friendly Japan.
The two sides exchanged cordial conversations and reviewed the progress of good relations binding the two countries, in addition to touching on several matters of common concern.