Muscat: His Highness Sayyid Shihab bin Tarik Al-Said, Deputy Prime Minister for Defence Affairs, received in his office Suh Wook, Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Korea and his accompanying delegation. The guest is on an official several-day visit to the Sultanate.
The meeting discussed areas of existing cooperation between the defense ministries of the two countries and ways to enhance them. The two sides exchanged views on a number of matters of common interest for the benefit of the two friendly countries.
The meeting was attended by Dr. Mohammed Nasser Al-Za'abi, Secretary General of Ministry of Defence, Vice Admiral Abdullah Khamis Al-Ra'eesi, Chief of Staff of the Sultan's Armed Forces (SAF), the Korean Ambassador to the Sultanate, the Military Attaché at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Muscat, and SAF senior officers.
The Korean Minister of National Defence and his accompanying delegation arrived here early this morning. They were received upon their arrival at Muscat International Airport by Air Commodore Khalid Mohammed Al-Abri, Director General of Operations at the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO), the Ambassador of Korea to the Sultanate, and the Military Attaché at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Muscat.