Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers on Sunday received Nicolas Sarkozy, Former President of France. He conveyed greetings and good wishes to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.
After Sayyid Fahd welcomed the guest, he affirmed the deep, firm and historic ties with France and the steady progress witnessed in many fields, thanks to the keenness accorded by the leadership of both the countries to achieve the interests of their friendly people.
Sayyid Fahd commended the constructive role played by Nicolas Sarkozy during his tenure as French President to promote cooperation between both the countries.
During the meeting, the latest international developments were comprehensively reviewed, in addition to discussing several matters of common concern.
Sarkozy expressed his gratitude of this visit to the sultanate of which his country holds all appreciation and respect for its leading role at the regional and international levels, and for strengthening ties of friendship and understanding among all people.
The meeting was attended by Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs and Renaud Salins, Ambassador of France to Oman.