Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik gave an audience to Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi, President of Zanzibar at Al Barakah Palace on Wednesday morning .
At the outset of the audience, His Majesty welcomed the visit of President of Zanzibar to the Sultanate of Oman.
The audience reviewed areas of cooperation between Oman and Zanzibar and efforts exerted to promote them in various spheres.
His Majesty and President of Zanzibar also exchanged views on different issues of mutual interest.
The audience was attended from the Omani side by Dr. Hamad bin Said Al Oufi, Head of the Private Office, Abdulsalam Mohammed Al Murshidi, Chairman of Oman Investment Authority, Eng. Said Hamoud Al Ma’awali, Minister of Transport, Communications and Information Technology and Saud Hilal Al Shithani, Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to the United Republic of Tanzania.
Meanwhile, it was attended from the Zanzibari side by Saada Mkuya, Minister of Finance and Planning, Dr. Khalid Salum Mohammed, Minister of Infrastructure, Communications and Transport, Mbarouk Nassoro Mbarouk, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Dr. Mwinyi Talib, Attorney General and Abdallah Abasi Kilima, Ambassador of the United Republic of Tanzania to the Sultanate of Oman.
After that, His Majesty the Sultan and the President of Zanzibar held a closed-door meeting.