H E Sayyid Badr bin Hamad al Busaidi, Foreign Minister, on Wednesday conducted bilateral consultations with Prince Faisal Farhan al Saud, Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia.
The two sides expressed their pride over the historic, fraternal and strong relations between the two brotherly countries and peoples.
They also expressed keenness of the two wise leaderships to promote the bilateral relations in various spheres to achieve mutual benefits and open new and diverse horizons to support opportunities of trade, investment and tourism and develop scientific cooperation. The two sides also discussed promoting cooperation in sectors of energy, technology, transport, cybersecurity, health, agriculture, fisheries and environment.
The two ministers also exchanged views on a range of regional and international issues.
They reaffirmed the importance of joint action within the GCC framework and following up outcomes of the Alula Summit hosted by Saudi Arabia on January 5. They stressed on the importance of supporting efforts to consolidate pillars of security, stability and peace in the region.
Earlier, the Saudi minister and his delegation were received upon their arrival by H E Sayyid Badr and Dr Khalid Said al Jaradi, acting head of the Protocols Department in the Foreign Ministry.
Sayyid Badr speaks to Blinken
H E Sayyid Badr bin Hamad al Busaidi received a phone call from Antony Blinken, US Secretary of State on Wednesday. During the call, the two sides stressed the strategic relations between the two friendly countries in various areas.
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