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Oman, UK review parliamentary cooperation

Oman, UK assessment parliamentary cooperation

H E Dr Mantheri welcomed the delegation and hoped that the pay a visit to will contribute in enhancing bilateral relations in between the nations and enhance cooperation in between the two councils.

The sultanate and the UK have powerful connection, which has turn out to be a lot more firm in the course of Blessed Renaissance below the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said. The cooperation in between the two nations has witnessed outstanding progress in different financial, investment, tourist and other fields as well.

Cooperation in Omani-British relations in the field of larger education is reflected in the quantity of Omani students studying in a quantity of larger education institutions in the UK, in addition to the financial benefit accruing from investment and trade exchange with Oman. H E Mantheri also highlighted the essential function of visits in between the two councils in enhancing cooperation.

During the meeting, they reviewed indicates of creating bilateral cooperation in between the sultanate and the UK, especially in the parliamentary fields, as effectively as exchanging views on a quantity of problems of mutual interest.

Lord Geoffrey also underscored the depth of relations in between Oman and Britain, describing it as historic and a single which is developing and witnessing a steady improvement. He expressed his country’s appreciation for the sultanate’s efforts below the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said to attain stability in the area and in the upkeep of international peace and safety.

A joint discussion was also held which was attended by vice chairperson, Hon Dr Suad Mohamed Ali Sulaiman al Lawati, members of the council, secretary basic of Majlis A’ Shura and the delegation of the House of Lords.

The vice chairperson of the State Council welcomed the House of Lords delegation and hoped that the pay a visit to will contribute to the strengthening of bilateral relations in between the two nations specifically in parliamentary fields.

Lord Geoffrey briefed the council members about the British bicameral parliamentary program. The members of the delegation also reviewed the powers of each councils.

The discussion also incorporated a description of the terms of reference and powers of the State Council and Majlis A’Shura and coordination in between the two councils via joint meetings of their bureaus and committees.

The delegation of the British House of Lords toured the creating of the Council of Oman to see its architecture and the modern day facilities. The British delegation also visited the National Museum. The House of Lords delegation consists of Baroness Frances Gertrude, Lord Igor Judge, Baroness Simone Jari Finn and Lord Navnit Dholakia. The State Council delegation visited the House of Lords in March final year.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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