File- A handout picture released by the official photographer to Omani deputy prime minister shows Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said (R) meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Muscat on February 4, 2018 - AFP
CAIRO – 21 March 2019: Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry praised the great efforts exerted by Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said to solve the Middle East conflicts.
During an interview with Oman News Agency on Wednesday, Shoukry described Sultan Qaboos' role in many national and international issues as “positive and effective”.
Regarding the Egyptian-Omani relations, Shoukry said that both countries enjoy brotherly and historical relations. He affirmed that Egypt appreciates Oman’s stances which reflect Sultan Qaboos' wise vision.
Shoukry also pointed out to the special cooperation between the two countries in many fields, which is expected to hugely expand during the coming period.
In February 2019, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi sent a message to Sultan Qaboos. Egypt's Ambassador in Muscat Mohamed Ahmed Fahmy handed over the message to Omani Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court Khalid bin Hilal bin Saud al-Busaidi. During their meeting, they discussed bilateral relations in several fields.
In February 2018, Sultan Qaboos asserted his country’s support of Egypt in its battle against terrorism during his summit with President Sisi.
The sultan asserted he values Egypt’s role in enhancing the Gulf’s stability and security, confirming the depth of the Egyptian-Omani relations, according to presidential spokesperson Bassam Radi. Sultan Qaboos expressed hope that Sisi visits Oman to boost bilateral relations between the two countries, Radi added.
Sisi expressed Egypt’s appreciation of the sultanate’s stances, affirming that he is looking forward to enhancing the bilateral relations.