Times of Oman
May 29, 2017 Last Updated at 14:20 AST
Omani, Iranian coast guard commanders discuss smuggling, infiltration
March 19, 2017 | 10:37 PM
by ONA
The Omani side at the meeting was chaired by Brigadier Badr bin Khalfan Al Zadjali, Commander of Coast Guard of the Royal Oman Police. Photo-ONA
 
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Muscat: Cooperation in curbing infiltration and smuggling were among topics discussed at the meeting of the commanders of Omani and Iranian coast guards that got under way on Sunday.

The first meeting of the commanders of coast guard in the Sultanate and the Islamic Republic of Iran started at Crowne Plaza hotel in Muscat and lasts for two days.

The Omani side at the meeting was chaired by Brigadier Badr bin Khalfan Al Zadjali, Commander of Coast Guard of the Royal Oman Police. The Iranian side was chaired by Brigadier Galal Stara, Commander of the Coast Guard Forces in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The meeting agenda includes a number of issues including means of enhancing cooperation and coordination in security and police fields especially those related to smuggling and infiltration.


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