Modi, Asaad review bilateral cooperation

MUSCAT: Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, received at his residence in Muscat on Monday His Highness Sayyid Asaad bin Tareq al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Affairs and Personal Representative of His Majesty the Sultan, within the framework of his current visit to the Sultanate. During the meeting, the good bilateral relations and avenues of cooperation between the two friendly countries, as well as means of developing them in various fields were reviewed. Issues of common concern were also discussed during the meeting.

Modi expressed his gratitude and that of his accompanying delegation of this constructive visit. He also stressed the importance of sharing views on cementing the joint cooperation between the two sides. He also affirmed his country’s appreciation of the wise policy being pursued by the Sultanate under the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos in its relations with countries around the world. He also hailed the existing strong bilateral relations between the Sultanate and India.

HH Sayyid Asaad commended the level of the existing relations between the two friendly countries, as well as the remarkable progress being witnessed by such bilateral cooperation in various fields. The meeting was attended by Saif bin Mohammed al Abri, Secretary-General of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Affairs and Personal Representative of His Majesty the Sultan, Saif bin Ahmed al Sawafi, Adviser at HH Sayyid Asaad’s Office, and members of the official delegation accompanying the Indian guest. — ONA