Omani minister of information says Sisi's visit to Muscat enhance aspects of joint cooperation



Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 12:24 GMT


Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 12:24 GMT

Omani Minister of Information Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Harrasi

Omani Minister of Information Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Harrasi

CAIRO – 27 June 2022: Omani Minister of Information Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Harrasi said relations between Oman and Egypt are deeply-rooted and historic and based on the principle of ‘genuine brotherhood and good intentions’, reiterating that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's visit to Oman Monday would enhance all aspects of joint cooperation between the two countries.

Al Harrasi added that Sultan Haitham bin Tariq and Sisi are seeking to develop the two countries' relations for the best interests of both peoples in particular and the Arab peoples in general.

“The official visit of President Sisi, due to start later in the day, to his second country Oman will cover all fields of joint cooperation especially that the two countries have already started to implement their future visions (Oman 2040) and (Egypt 2030), Harrasi added in statements to MENA.

The visit will provide a chance for exchange of expertise as well as pushing forward economic, investment, trade and tourism cooperation as well as the educational, cultural and media aspects, the minister noted.

He also praised the vital and key roles played by Oman and Egypt in handling several regional issues in support of international peace and security, adding that the two countries share the political tools to solve them via dialogue and taking into considered public interests.

Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah al Sisi will embark in a tour, Monday that includes Oman and Bahrain to discuss the bilateral ties between Egypt and both of the two Gulf states, according to presidential spokesperson Bassam Rady.

He added in a statement, that the two visits come as part of the specificity of the Egyptian-Gulf relations, and what links Egypt to the ‘two brotherly countries’ in terms of cooperation at all levels.

Rady stated that president Sisi will hold discussions with both of Sultan of Oman Haitham bin Tarik, and King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa during his tour and that he will be discussing with both leaders the close bilateral relations that unite Egypt with the two countries.

The discussions will also include consultation and coordination on various regional and international issues and conflicts during the current stage, which require ‘concerted efforts to protect Arab national security’ and ‘confront attempts to interfere in the internal affairs of Arab countries and destabilize them’.


MENA contributed to reporting




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