The agreement was signed at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London by H E Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Oman’s Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs while it was signed from the UK side by Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.
The agreement is an official documentation of the firm friendship among the Government of Oman and the Government of the United Kingdom.
It will create and improve the deep ties binding the two sides.
It focuses on a joint vision for far better future to enhance relations and interests of the two friendly nations and their peoples.
The agreement covers cooperation in different sectors primarily based on the typical interests, the foremost of which are the bilateral relations and the continuation of mutual consultations among the two governments on higher levels in a manner that contributes to supporting peace, safety and stability.
The agreement also aims to help the essential, sustainable financial development through creating robust partnerships that accomplish the mutual advantage of each sides to discover an open, competitive financial atmosphere.
It also comes to total the signed Security Agreement and the Declaration of Principles.
The agreement’s signing ceremony was attended by Alan Duncan, Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Dr Andrew Murrison, Minister of State for the Middle East at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, H E Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Zahir al Hinai, Sultanate’s Ambassador to the UK, H E Hamish Cowell, British Ambassador to the sultanate and senior officials from each the nations.
Information Source: Muscat Daily