Muscat: An Indian delegation from the prestigious National Defence College (NDC), which is currently visiting the Sultanate, was received at the State Council on Tuesday.
Yahyya Rasheed Rashid Al Juma, bureau member and Sheikh Nasser bin Said Nasser Al Haddabi, member of Legal Committee at the State Council, greeted the NDC delegation headed by Maj Gen Satinder Singh, senior faculty, upon their arrival.
At the outset of the meeting, Al Juma wished them a pleasant stay in the Sultanate, success in their desired objectives and wished enhancement in the bonds of bilateral cooperation between the two friendly countries. He praised the existing relations and link between the Sultanate and India.
The two sides exchanged viewpoints and discussed several matters of common concern.
On his part, Maj Gen Singh expressed deepest thanks and appreciation to the Council members for their warm hospitality and added that they consider the visit as very important for current and future relations.
They praised the development evolution witnessed by the Sultanate under the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said and prayed for his good health and happiness and further progress and prosperity of the Sultanate.
The visit included a tour of the Council’s premises and a presentation dedicated to the State Council’s profile, conducted by Altaf Omar Said Al Mahroon, director of the Economic and Financial Research Department at the Research Centre of the Council.
The delegation received a detailed explanation about the functions and powers of the Council, and the tasks and responsibilities entrusted to it and gained a vital understanding of Oman’s Parliamentary process. The presentation also included a detailed explanation of the organisational setup of the State Council, the various organs that it is comprised of, and the responsibilities and tasks assigned to it. The visit ended with an exchange of souvenirs, and tour of the Council building to view its facilities.