Sultanate, Norway discuss bilateral cooperation

889270MUSCAT:  Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdallah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, held a meeting at the Diwan General of the Foreign Ministry on Wednesday with Borge Brende, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Norway and his accompanying delegation, currently on official one-day visit to the Sultanate. The two sides discussed relations of the growing bilateral cooperation between the two friendly countries and means of promoting them in various fields. They also stressed the importance of following up and developing such relations.

The two sides also reviewed developments of regional and international issues of common concern. At the end of the meeting, the two sides signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on political consultations between the two countries. The meeting was attended by Mohammed bin Yousef al Zarafi, Under-Secretary of the Foreign Ministry for Administrative and Financial Affairs, Rolf Willy Hansen, non-resident Ambassador of Norway to the Sultanate, the delegation accompanying the guest and officials at the Foreign Ministry.  —  ONA