The 14th round of the Omani-British Joint Working Group was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday. It was held below the chair of Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamoud al Busaidi, secretary basic in the ministry, from the Omani side, and Alistair Burt, Minister of State for the Middle East at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, from the British side.
The meeting covered current relations and constructive cooperation in between the sultanate and the United Kingdom in political, financial and cultural fields. They stressed the keenness of each states to create and boost company, tourism and investment partnerships.
The two sides shared views on a variety of regional and international concerns of typical interest and their eagerness to continue operating to attain consensus on these concerns via peaceful dialogue, to accomplish peace and safety and produce an atmosphere of understanding and harmony.
The British delegation’s go to coincides with the joint Omani- British military physical exercise (Swift Sword three), which will continue till the finish of this month. The meeting was attended by Sheikh Yahya bin Abdullah al Fannah al Araimi, head of the Economic Affairs Sector in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Khalid bin Hashil al Meselhi, head of the secretary general’s Office Department, and Sheikh Badr bin Mohammed al Hinai, head of West Europe Department, from the Omani side, whilst the British side was represented by H E Hamish Cowell, UK’s Ambassador to Oman, amongst other people.
Information Source: Muscat Daily