Muscat, On behalf of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, Sayyid Fahd
bin Mahmoud al- Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Counil of Ministers, received at the
Council of Ministers HQs’ today Giuseppe Conti, Prime Minister of the Republic of Italy. At
the beginning of the meeting Giuseppe Conti conveyed the greetings of the Italian
President Sergio Mattarella and the Italian Government to His Majesty the Sultan, and their
good wishes to His Majesty and the Government of Oman and the Omani people for further
progress and development.
Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud al- Said expressed the Sultanate’s welcome for the visit and
the results that will be achieved, in terms of enhancing joint cooperation. Sayyid Fahd
conveyed the greetings of His Majesty the Sultan and his good wishes to the Italian
leadership and the friendly Italian people for further progress and prosperity. Sayyid Fahd
praised the growing relations that tie the two countries and the development witnessed for
the benefit of the two friendly peoples.
Conversations during the meeting dealt with the means of supporting bilateral cooperation
in many fields. They also exchanged views on regional and international issues of mutual
For his part, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Italy said that the visit is to develop the
friendly relations between the two countries. He said that his country welcomes the joint
cooperation between the two sides. He praised the balanced policy adopted by the
Sultanate, which earned it the respect and appreciation of all.
The meeting was attended by Yousef bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for
Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohamed bin Hamad al-Rumhi, Minister of Oil and Gas, Federica Favi,
Italian Ambassador to the Sultanate and the accompanying delegation of the Italian Prime
Source: Oman News Agency