Washington, Yousef bin Alawi bin Abdullah,
Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs met in Washington with Paul
Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives. Bin Alawi is taking
part in the 1st Ministerial Meeting on Promoting Freedom of Religion
around the World in Washington.
The meeting stems from the strong Omani-US historic relations
extending to long decades. The two sides discussed issues of common
concern. They also stressed the importance of continuing the bilateral
work between the Sultanate and United States of America (USA) in
various fields, as well as international and regional files.
The 1st Ministerial Meeting on Promoting Freedom of Religion
around the World, which will be concluded later today, seeks to
confront the legal challenges of religious freedom, protect equal rights
of individuals in one state, preserve the cultural heritage of all beliefs
and provide support and care for victims of violence and religious
oppression around the world.
Source: Oman News Agency