MUSCAT, Oman, Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman received at Bait Al Barakah, this evening, President Mahmoud Abbas of the State of Palestine, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, who is currently visiting the Sultanate.

The meeting discussed the good fraternal relations binding the two sides, the existing cooperation between them, in various spheres, and means of supporting and enhancing them, to serve the joint interests of the Omani and Palestinian brotherly people.

The meeting was attended by Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal Al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of the Royal Court, Gen. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Nu’amani, Minister of the Royal Office, Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, and Darwish bin Isma’eel Al Bulushi, Minister Responsible for Financial Affairs.

It was attended from the Palestinian side by Jibril Al Rajoub, Secretary of Fatah Central Committee, Hussein Al Sheikh, Minister of Civil Affairs, Maj.Gen Majid Faraj, Head of the General Intelligence Service, and Dr. Tayseer Ali Farhat, appointed Ambassador of the State of Palestine.