The UK has praised Oman’s foreign policy beneath the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said. “The sultanate, under the wise leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, has adopted a ‘balanced policy’ in its foreign relations, which has earned it the respect of all,” stated Lord Geoffrey James Dear, deputy speaker of the UK House of Lords. He described this policy as ‘exemplary’.
In an interview, Lord Geoffrey stated that His Majesty the Sultan has a vision that enabled him to set a particular path for the complete improvement method in the previous 49 years, which created the sultanate get a prominent position amongst nations in numerous fields.
He praised the improvement becoming witnessed by the sultanate in the previous 4 decades, specifically in the infrastructure region.
Lord Geoffrey stated the relations in between Oman and the UK are witnessing a exceptional development in numerous fields, specifically in trade and investment.
In response to a query on the future of Omani-British relations right after Brexit, he described the relations in between the two nations as historic and deep-rooted, which started just before the British accession to the European Union. He affirmed that these relations are expanding whether or not Britain remains or leaves the European Union.
On his existing go to to Oman, he stated that this comes inside the framework of mutual visits in between the House of Lords and the State Council to increase ties in the parliamentary arena.
Lord Geoffrey spoke about the parliamentary perform in the sultanate, pointing out that there is a similarity in between the two nations in this aspect exactly where there is an appointed council in the sultanate, namely the Council of State, equivalent to the UK House of Lords. There is also an elected council in the sultanate, namely the Majlis A’Shura, which is an equivalent to the UK House of Commons. He hailed the Shura march in the sultanate which has proved its good results in drawing up policies and improvement plans inside the legislative and oversights powers granted to each the councils.
Information Source: Muscat Daily