Crown Prince meets with Oman Sultan
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
HIS Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, met with His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said yesterday.
The meeting took place at Bait Al Barakah, Muscat yesterday afternoon.
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos and His Royal Highness exchanged views on bilateral relations as well as regional and international affairs.
Earlier in the day, His Royal Highness held a bilateral meeting with His Highness Sayyid Fahad, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers of the Sultanate of Oman.
The bilateral meeting took place at the Office of His Highness in Muscat. Some ministers of the Sultanate of Oman attended the meeting.
During the meeting, His Royal Highness and His Highness Sayyid Fahad exchanged views on efforts to enhance cooperation between Brunei Darussalam and the Sultanate of Oman, as well as matters related to regional and international affairs.
Later in the afternoon, His Royal Highness attended a presentation on the planning and development of the Sultanate of Oman delivered by Talal Al Rahbi, Deputy Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Planning, and Mrs Fatma Al Wahibi, Director General of Development Planning.
During the presentation, His Royal Highness was briefed on the planning of various aspects of Oman’s development including priorities in social development as well as training and development of human resources, achievements, and various mega projects that have been planned to meet the goals of its Vision 2040.
Accompanying His Royal Highness in both events were Dr Mohammed Hamad al Rumhi, Minister of Oil and Gas as Minister in Attendance, Dato Paduka Hj Ali Hj Apong, Deputy Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, and Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Awang Besar Hj Abu Bakar, Ambassador of Brunei Darussalam to the Sultanate of Oman.
Brunei and Oman established diplomatic relations on March 24, 1984 and have developed various areas of cooperation in trade and investment, oil and gas, air services, information and in religious affairs. – Sally Piri
The Brunei Times