| 21 April 2024, Sunday |

UAE, Oman discuss boosting relations

UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan said the longstanding ties between UAE and Oman are characterized by a shared social and cultural fabric based on deep bonds of brotherly relations between the two nations.


Shiekh Mohammed arrived in Muscat Tuesday, marking the start of a two-day state visit to the Sultanate at the invitation of Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, who welcomed the President upon his arrival at the Royal Private Airport in Muscat.


Sheikh Mohamed said the UAE and Oman benefit from diverse trade relations, which both leaders seek to expand through collaboration and investment.


He expressed his aspiration to work with Sultan Haitham to strengthen relations between the UAE and Oman in various fields and build solid foundations for the common future of their countries.


The President stressed that his country seeks to strengthen Gulf and Arab joint action and is keen to work with its brothers, starting with Oman.


He expressed his aspiration for more joint work with Sultanate during the coming period to strengthen peace, stability, and prosperity in the region.


Sheikh Mohammed was welcomed with official and cultural celebration upon his arrival at the al-Alam Palace in Muscat, accompanied by Sultan Haitham.


The talks between the leaders addressed the bilateral relations between their countries and ways to develop them to broader horizons of cooperation, coordination, and joint action in all fields to achieve their interests and promote development and prosperity for their peoples.


They addressed opportunities for building upon the growing economic ties between the UAE and Oman and areas where they can increase collaboration, including the investment, financial, industrial, and cultural sectors.


They also discussed the overall Gulf, Arab and international developments and issues of common concern.


After the official talks, Sheikh Mohamed and Sultan Haitham bin Tariq held closed-door talks.

  • Asharq Al-Awsat