His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq bin Taimur of Oman received in Muscat today the Saudi Deputy Defense Minister, Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, who paid an official visit to Oman.
They reviewed the long-standing fraternal relations between the two countries. They also discussed the latest regional and global developments of mutual interest, according to Oman News Agency (ONA).
Furthermore, HM Sultan Haitham bin Tarik gave an audience at Al Alam Palace to the visiting Saudi.
During the audience, the Saudi Deputy Minister of Defense conveyed greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of the KSA to His Majesty the Sultan along with his best wishes of permanent health and happiness to His Majesty, and the Omani people further progress and prosperity.
On his turn, His Majesty the Sultan asked the guest to convey his greetings and best wishes of good health and happiness to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Saudi brotherly people further progress and growth.
The audience reviewed aspects of the existing cooperation between the two countries in various spheres and means of promoting them to achieve the joint interests of the Omani and Saudi brotherly peoples, in addition to touching on matters of mutual interest.
The audience was attended by Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal al-Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court, the KSA Ambassador to the Sultanate and the delegation accompanying the guest.
In another development, Lt. General Ahmed bin Harith al-Nabhani, Chief-of-Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) received in his office at Mu’askar Al Murtafa’ Lt. General Thomas Bergeson, Deputy Commander of the US Central Command and his accompanying delegation.
The two sides exchanged views and discussed several matters of common concern.
For his part, Air Vice Marshal Mattar bin Ali al-Obaidani, Commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) also received the visiting US Commander and his accompanying delegation.
The two sides exchanged cordial conversations and views. They also discussed several matters in military areas of common concern.