Sunday, 20 Oct 2019 | 21 Safar 1441
Oman, Qatar hold talks on defence ties

Oman, Qatar hold talks on defence ties

The sultanate’s side was headed by H E Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib al Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs, while the Qatari side was chaired by Dr Khalid bin Mohammed al Attiyah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs.

The session reviewed the current relations in between the two nations and discussed the current locations of cooperation in between the two ministries of defence.

During the session, Omani and Qatari sides exchanged views on numerous matters of frequent concern.

The talks had been attended from the Omani side by Lt Gen Ahmed bin Harith al Nabhani, Chief of Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces, Maj Gen Mattar bin Salim al Balushi, Commander of the Royal Army of Oman, Air Vice Marshal Mattar bin Ali al Obaidani, Commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman, and Rear Admiral Abdullah bin Khamis al Ra’eesi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman.

It was attended from the Qatari side by commanders of forces and officers accompanying Dr Khalid al Attiyah.

Dr Attiyah visits SAF Museum Dr Attiyah and his accompanying delegation visited the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) Museum at Bait al Falaj Castle on Sunday.

The Qatari official and his accompanying delegation had been received at the museum by Lt Gen Ahmed bin Harith al Nabhani, Chief of Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces.

The guest and his accompanying delegation viewed the historic manuscripts and models, as effectively as the Omani architecture.

They had been also briefed on the progress enjoyed by SAF throughout the prosperous reign of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.

At the finish of the go to, the guest signed the visitors’ book, expressing his delight to go to the SAF Museum and view the sultanate’s civilised heritage, as effectively as elements of progress and development.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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