Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik returned home after paying a two-day state visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in response to the invitation of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of the KSA.
During the visit, His Majesty the Sultan held a round of official talks with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques at Neom city. The two leaders reviewed means of enhancing relations and cooperation between the two countries, as well as strengthening fraternal ties between the two brotherly Omani and Saudi peoples.
His Majesty was received at the Royal Airport by HH Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud al-Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers, HH Sayyid Fatik bin Fahar al-Said, Special Envoy to His Majesty the Sultan, HH Sayyid Theyazin bin Haitham al-Said, Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Sheikh Abdulmalik bin Abdullah al-Khalili, Chairman of the State Council, Sultan bin Salim al-Habsi, Minister of Finance, Nasr bin Hamoud al-Kindi, Secretary General of the Royal Court Affairs, Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed al-Salmi, Minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs, Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed al-Sa'eedi, Minister of Health, Dr Madiha bint Ahmed al-Shibani, Minister of Education, Sayyid Saud bin Hilal al-Busaidi, Minister of State and Governor of Muscat, Lt Gen Hassan bin Mohsin al-Shraiqi, Inspector General of Police and Customs, Lt Gen Said bin Ali al-Hilali, Head of the Internal Security Service, Vice Admiral Abdullah bin Khamis al-Ra'eesi, Chief of Staff of the Sultan's Armed Forces, Maj Gen Mattar bin Salim al-Balushi, Commander of the Royal Army of Oman, Air Vice Marshal Khamis bin Hammad al-Ghafri, Commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman, Rear Admiral Saif bin Nasser al-Rahbi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman, and Maj Gen Musallam bin Mohammed Jaboub, Commander of the Sultan's Special Force (SSF).
During the visit, His Majesty the Sultan was accompanied by an official high-level delegation comprised HH Sayyid Shihab bin Tarik al-Said, Deputy Prime Minister for Defence Affairs, Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal al-Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court, Gen. Sultan bin Mohammed al-Nu'amani, Minister of Royal Office, Sayyid Hamoud bin Faisal al-Busaidi, Minister of Interior, Sayyid Badr bin Hamad al-Busaidi, Foreign Minister, Eng. Said bin Hamoud al-Ma'awali, Minister of Transport, Communications and Information Technology, Qais bin Mohammed al-Yousef, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion, Abdulsalam bin Mohammed al-Murshidi, Chairman of Oman Investment Authority (OIA), and HH Sayyid Faisal bin Turki al-Said, the Sultanate’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia.