Muscat – Indian Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs, V Muraleedharan will pay his third official visit to the sultanate on October 18.
During the two-day visit, Muraleedharan will hold high-level discussions with the Omani leadership and dignitaries.
He will inaugurate the painting exhibition and a lecture series titled ‘From Mandvi to Muscat: Indian Community and the Shared History of India and Oman’, organised by the Embassy of India shedding light on the history of Indian community in Oman and its contribution to India-Oman relations.
Later, Muraleedharan will also interact with various Indian community organizations and a wide cross section of Indian community residing in Oman, including professionals, blue collar workers, health care workers, social workers, and school students.
India and Oman share warm and friendly relations underpinned by historical and cultural linkages and strong people-to-people ties. ‘The visit will provide an opportunity to comprehensively review the state of bilateral relations between India and Oman and to chart pathways to further deepen and strengthen it,’ a press release said.