Muscat, Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib al-

Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs received in his office

at Mu’askar Bait Al Falaj today Eid Mohammed al-Thaqafi, Ambassador

of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to the Sultanate.

The KSA Ambassador handed over a written message from

Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, KSA Crowne

Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, inviting Sayyid Badr

to attend the closing ceremony and its associating shows of the

Joint Exercise (Gulf Shield 1), scheduled to be held at the Eastern

Region in the KSA on 16 April.

During the meeting, the two sides reviewed the strong fraternal

relations binding the two brotherly countries. They also discussed a

range of issues of common concern.

Source: Oman News Agency