Mantheri to take part in Jakarta summit

MUSCAT: Assigned by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, Dr Yahya bin Mahfoudh al Mantheri, Chairman of the State Council, will on Monday lead the Sultanate’s delegation in the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Summit, due to be held in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta on March 6 and 7. Dr Al Mantheri will be accompanied by Sayyid Nizar bin al Julanda bin Majid al Said, Sultanate’s Ambassador to Indonesia, Shaikh Yahya bin Abdullah bin Salim al Fanna al Oraimi, Head of the Economic Affairs  Sector at the Foreign Ministry and a number of officials.