HM gets message from Australia

MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos has received a written message from Malcolm Bligh Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia related to promoting the bilateral relations between the two friendly countries in all spheres. The message was handed over to Shaikh Salim bin Suhail al Ma’ashani, Head of the International Organisations Department at the Foreign Ministry, when he received here on Monday Philip Ruddock, Special Envoy of the Australian Prime Minister and his delegation, currently on an official visit to the Sultanate. The two sides exchanged viewpoints on several issues of common concern.