Foreign Ministry Secretary General Receives Irish Ambassador Credentials

Muscat, Sayyid Badr bin Hamad al-Busaidi,

Secretary General of the Foreign Ministry received at the General

Diwan of the ministry today a copy of credentials of Jon Gerard McCoy,

Ambassador of the Republic of Ireland appointed to the Sultanate.

Sayyid Badr welcomed the ambassador, wishing him success in

his new tour of duty and the bilateral relations between the Sultanate

and the Republic of Ireland further progress to serve the joint interests.

The two sides reviewed the bilateral relations and means of

enhancing cooperation in various fields and discussed a number of

issues of common concern.

The meeting was attended by Dr. Badr bin Mohammed al-Hinai, Head

of the Western Europe Department and a number of officials at the

Foreign Ministry.

Source: Oman News Agency