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H M the Sultan, King Abdullah hold talks

22 May 2024 H M the Sultan, King Abdullah hold expanded session of talks

Amman, Jordan – His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik and King Abdullah II Ibn al Hussein held an expanded session of talks at Basman Palace in the capital city, Amman on Wednesday.

At the outset of the session, the King of Jordan reiterated his welcome to His Majesty the Sultan. His Majesty the Sultan expressed his utmost thanks and appreciation to the King for the warm welcome and hospitality.

The session reviewed aspects of bilateral cooperation and means of promoting them in various spheres to serve the joint interests, within the context of the fraternal ties and historical relations binding the two countries.

The two leaders exchanged views on all issues of common concern on the Arab and international arenas, notably the current situation in the Gaza Strip and all of the occupied Palestinian territories.

They stressed the need to reach an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza, protect civilians and intensify efforts to deliver sufficient humanitarian aid to all parts of the Gaza Strip.

Prior to this, the two leaders had a closed-door meeting.

The session of talks was attended from the Omani side by Sayyid Shihab bin Tarik al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for Defence Affairs; Sayyid Bilarab bin Haitham al Said; Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court; Gen Sultan bin Mohammed al Nuamani, Minister of the Royal Office; Sayyid Badr bin Hamad al Busaidi, Foreign Minister; Dr Hamad bin Said al Aufi, Head of the Private Office; Abdussalam bin Mohammed al Murshidi, Chairman of Oman Investment Authority and Sheikh Fahd bin Abdulrahman al Ojaili, Ambassador of Oman to Jordan.

From the Jordanian side, the meeting was attended by Prince Faisal bin al Hussein, Head of the Mission of Honour; Dr Bisher Khasawneh, Prime Minister of Jordan; Yousef Issawi, Chief of the Royal Court; and Ayman Safadi, Deputy Prime Minister among others.

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