Muscat – Qais Mohammed al Yousef, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion received Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax, Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation of Tanzania, in the former’s office in Muscat on Monday.
The meeting reviewed areas of cooperation between the two countries in commerce and investment sectors. It also touched on the means of boosting the bilateral relations and augmenting volume of trade exchange.
The two sides also discussed the potential of establishing direct shipping lines between the ports of the two countries to import agricultural and animal products from Tanzania, as well as exporting iron and aluminium products from Oman.
The meeting was attended by Pankaj Khimji, Foreign Trade and International Cooperation Advisor at the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion; Saud Hilal al Shithani, Ambassador of Oman to Tanzania; Abdullah Kilima, Ambassador of Tanzania to Oman and a number of other officials from the two sides.