As per a statement, H E Dr Mantheri valued the contribution of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy in deepening the historical ties among the two nations by expanding their locations of cooperation by means of the implementation of varied activities and events.
Smith briefed the council delegation about the activities of the foundation and its part in strengthening parliaments in the African, Eastern European and Middle East nations, as nicely as supporting civil society institutions.
H E Dr Mantheri and his delegation, later on met with the chairman of New Generation Group, Oliver Blake at the Anglo–Omani Society. Blake delivered a presentation on the New Generation Group that was established in 2011 to perform inside the Anglo–Omani Society. Its aim was to sustain the historical friendship among Britain and the sultanate and instill awareness amongst the new generation, the significance of these relations for the two friendly nations by means of making a strong platform for the exchange of cultural and knowledge in all fields.
He noted that the group carries out numerous activities such as seminars and typical meetings all through the year, which offers possibilities for the improvement of bilateral relations among the two nations to push the cooperation to a broader viewpoint.
Following this, H E Dr Mantheri and his delegation met with Lord Geoffrey James Dear, Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords, Lord Richard Napier Luce and Baroness D’Souza in the course of which Anglo–Omani Society’s achievements have been reviewed. The meeting was attended by the delegation which includes Hon Sayyid Dr Said Sultan Hamood al Busaidi, Hon Eng Naashiah Saud Mohamed al Kharoosi, Hon Yahya Rasheed Rashid al Juma’a and Hon Saleh al Zakwani, and
H E Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Zahir al Hinai, Oman’s Ambassador to the UK.
Information Source: Muscat Daily