HM gives audience to US Defence Secretary

His Majesty Sultan Qaboos gave an audience at Bait Al Barakah on Monday evening to US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis. 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 al Busaidy, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs, Marc J Sievers, US Ambassador to the Sultanate, and the delegation accompanying the guest. PHOTO BY MOHAMED MUSTAFA