Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said received a written message from Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan.
The message was received by Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers when he received today Kentaro Sonoura, Special Adviser to the Japanese Prime Minister and his accompanying delegation. The guest conveyed greetings of the leadership in Japan along with and best wishes to His Majesty the Sultan, the Government permanent success and the Omani people further progress and prosperity.
Conversation during the meeting touched on the growing relations between the two friendly countries and means of enhancing them in various areas, as well as reviewing several current issues on the regional and international arenas.
Sonoura hailed the rapid growth of the existing relations between the Sultanate and Japan, and his country’s aspiration towards further cooperation in the fields of economy and investment, as well as sharing expertise to serve the common interests of both sides.
He also praised the comprehensive development achieved by the Sultanate at all levels, thanks to the wise leadership of the country, which gained it respect and appreciation of all.
Sayyid Fahd asked the guest to convey greetings of His Majesty the Sultan to Emperor Akihito of Japan and to the Japanese Prime Minister along with his best wishes of success to them, and the Japanese friendly people further progress and welfare.
The meeting was attended by Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamoud al Busaidi, Secretary General of the Foreign Ministry and Mitsugu Saito, Ambassador of Japan to the Sultanate. –ONA