His Majesty gives audience to US Defence Secretary

Muscat, Mar 12: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos gave an audience at Bait Al Baraka this evening to James Mattis, US

Secretary of Defence. The audience discussed the bilateral relations between the two friendly countries and aspects of the existing cooperation between

them in various spheres. The audience was attended by Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib al Busaidy, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs, Marc J Sievers, US Ambassador to the Sultanate and the delegation accompanying the guest. –ONA