Rooted firmly in past, ties with Oman aim for sky as UAE celebrates 50th National Day

Oman Saturday 04/December/2021 23:33 PM
Rooted firmly in past, ties with Oman aim for sky as UAE celebrates 50th National Day

Muscat: Mohammed Sultan Al Suwaidi, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the Sultanate of Oman has affirmed that the Omani-UAE relations are deep-rooted and based on ancestry and common history.

He said in a statement to Oman News Agency (ONA) and Oman TV, that these relations have reached advanced level in all spheres, thanks to the joint keenness of His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik and Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President who sphere no effort in pushing these relations toward wider horizons.

In the investments front, the UAE Ambassador pointed out that his country tops the Arab and GCC list of investors in Oman.

The volume of trade exchange between Oman and the UAE in 2010 reached AED8 billion, said the ambassador, who pointed out that this number have doubled 500 per cent to reach AED50 billion in 2021.

He underscored his country’s keenness on investment in non-oil sectors, such as tourism, logistics converting industries. This drive, the ambassador affirmed, comes in line with the Sultanate of Oman’s approach to diversify sources of income within the context of Oman Vision 2040.

With regard to the United Arab Emirates celebrations of the 50th National Day, the UAE Ambassador to Oman said, “My country moves with steady strides towards achieving further development in various sectors.

“This march is inspired by the Founder of the State, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. It is led by President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and members of the UAE Supreme Council”.