Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik will go on an official visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran on Sunday, according to a statement issued by the Diwan of Royal Court on Wednesday.
The statement reads as follows: “In the culmination of the ties of friendship between the Sultanate of Oman and the Islamic Republic of Iran, His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik will go on an official two-day visit to Iran with effect from Sunday, May 28, 2023, in response to an invitation from the Iranian President, Dr. Ebrahim Raisi.
The visit stems from the fruitful relations and good neighborliness between the two countries.
His Majesty’s visit comes within the context of the continuous consultation and coordination between the two leaderships to discuss various developments at the regional and international arenas. The visit will also touch on means of promoting cooperation between Oman and Iran in different spheres to serve their current and future interests and aspirations.
During the visit, His Majesty the Sultan will be accompanied by a high-ranking official delegation comprising HH Sayyid Shihab bin Tarik al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for Defence Affairs, Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court, Gen Sultan bin Mohammed al Nuamani, Minister of the Royal Office, Sayyid Badr bin Hamad al Busaidi, Foreign Minister, Sultan bin Salim al Habsi, Minister of Finance, Dr. Hamad bin Said al Aufi, Head of the Private Office, Abdussalam bin Mohammed al Murshidi, Chairman of Oman Investment Authority, Qais bin Mohammed al Yousef, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion, Eng Salim bin Nasser al Aufi, Minister of Energy and Minerals, Vice Admiral Abdullah bin Khamis al Raeesi, Chief of Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces, ambassador at large Shaikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah al Hinai and Ibrahim bin Ahmed Al Muaini, Ambassador of Oman to Iran.