His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said received President Dr Hassan Rowhani of Iran who arrived here in a one-day business visit to the Sultanate.
An official welcome ceremony was given for the Iranian President. Upon the arrival of the Iranian President at Al Alam Palace Guesthouse, His Majesty led the welcoming party for the Iranian president.
His Majesty and Rowhani exchanged cordial conversations, reviewed the strong bilateral relations and means of promoting it in various fields.
The visit was to enhance the bilateral cooperation and stems from the keenness of the leaders of both countries to promote such cooperation in a bid to achieve further aspirations of the Omani and Iranian people.
The meeting was attended from the Omani side by HH Sayyid Fahd Bin Mahmoud Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers, HE Sayyid Khalid Bin Hilal Al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court, HE General Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Numani, Minister of the Royal Office, HE Sayyid Badr Bin Saud Bin Harib Al Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs, HE Sayyid Hamoud Bin Faisal Al Busaidi, Minister of Interior, HE Yousuf Bin Alawi Bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, HE Sheikh Abdul Malik Bin Abdullah Al Khalili, Minister of Justice, HE Dr. Fu’ad Bin Ja’afar Al Sajwani, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries (Head of the Mission of Honour accompanying the Guest) and HE Saud Bin Ahmed Al Barwani, Sultanate’s Ambassador to Iran.
It was attended from the Iranian side by the official delegation accompanying the Iranian President.
Earlier, His Majesty greeted the members of the official delegation accompanying the Iranian President. Rowhani also greeted their Highnesses, the Chairmen of the State and Shura councils, ministers, commanders of the Sultan’s Armed Forces, Royal Oman Police and members of the Mission of Honour accompanying the Iranian President.
The Iranian President and his accompanying delegation were received upon their arrival by Fahd, Alawi, Sajwani, Al Barwani and members of the Embassy of Iran in Muscat.
Rowhani is accompanied by an official delegation comprising Dr Mohammed Javad Zarif, Minister of Foreign Affairs among other ministers and officials.
Oman News Agency