Muscat, An official session of talks was held at the Ministry of Defence today between Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib Al-Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs and Taro Kono, Defense Minister of Japan, currently visiting the Sultanate.

The session reviewed the good existing relations between the two friendly countries and discussed fields of cooperation between the two Defence ministries.

During the session, the two sides exchanged viewpoints on a number of matters of common concern to serve interests of the two friendly countries.

The session was attended by Lt.Gen Ahmed bin Harith al-Nabhani, Chief of Staff of the Sultan's Armed Forces (SAF) and Rear Admiral Abdullah bin Khamis al-Ra'eesi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO. It was attended from the Japanese side by the Ambassador of Japan to the Sultanate and the delegation accompanying the guest.

Source: Oman News Agency