Oman, Korea to further strengthen strong ties

MUSCAT: On behalf of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, His Highness Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmood al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers, on Sunday received Chung Sye-kyun, Speaker of National Assembly of Korea. The guest conveyed greetings of the leadership of Korea along with good wishes of continuous success to His Majesty the Sultan and the Government and the Omani people further growth and prosperity. After welcoming the guest and his accompanying delegation, HH Sayyid Fahd reviewed the strong, historic relations between the two friendly countries, as well as the joint keenness to upgrade them. He also affirmed that the comprehensive development march in the Sultanate is based on building the man and respecting his rights.
HH Sayyid Fahd also highlighted the firmness of the Omani Shura experience, as well as the role of the Council of Oman alongside the Government in supporting tracks of sustainable development. The Korean guest expressed the great appreciation of his country for the domestic and foreign achievements made by the Sultanate, in addition to building the state of institutions and the supremacy of the law, as well as the Sultanate’s positive role in regional and international issues. He stressed the importance of his meetings with Majlis Ash’shura and officials in the country.
998318Conversation during the meeting touched on means of supporting the bilateral relations in several fields in line with the level of prospective cooperation, besides sharing consultation on issues of concern to the two countries.
HH Sayyid Fahd asked the guest to convey greetings of His Majesty the Sultan along with best wishes of permanent success to the Korean leadership and the Government and the friendly Korean people aspirations of progress and development.
Meanwhile, Dr Yahya bin Mahfoudh al Mantheri, Chairman of the State Council, also received in his office Chung Sye-kyun and his delegation.
The two sides reviewed avenues of the bilateral cooperation in various fields and means to develop them particularly in parliamentary areas.
Majlis Ash’shura Chairman, Shaikh Khalid bin Hilal al Maawali, also received Chung Sye-kyun and his delegation.
Al Maawali highlighted the deep Omani-Korean relations in fields of trade, which are considered an extension for the bilateral relations between the two friendly countries, and means of promoting them through sharing expertise on various economic fields. — ONA