Muscat, Dr. Yahya bin Mahfoudh al-Manthri,

Chairman of the State Council today received Walid al-Muallem,

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the

Syrian Arab Republic, within the framework of his current visit to the

Sultanate.

The Chairman of the State Council aspired to achieve this visit

the prospective objectives in supporting the bilateral relations between

the Sultanate and the Syrian Arab Republic. Dr. al-Manthri underlined

the keenness of the two brotherly countries in developing relations of

cooperation between them, wishing peace, security and stability to

prevail in all parts of Syria.

The two sides reviewed the current situations at the region, as

well as means of promoting fields of cooperation between the two

countries, particularly in parliamentary fields.

The Syrian Deputy Prime Minister expressed his delight to visit the

Sultanate. He also expressed his admiration over the remarkable

progress in all fields. Further, the hailed the strong relations binding

the two brotherly countries.

The meeting was attended by the two deputy chairmen of the

State Council, honourable members, the Secretary General of Majlis

A’Shura, members of the delegation accompanying the guest and the

Syrian Ambassador to the Sultanate.

Source: Oman News Agency