Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said gave an audience to US Secretary of State John Kerry at Bait Al Barakah on Monday.
During the audience, the existing cooperation between the Sultanate and the US in different fields were reviewed to achieve the common interests of the people of two countries. Latest developments on the regional and international arenas were also discussed.
His Majesty conferred Oman Civil Order of the Second Class on the US Secretary of State in recognition of his good efforts to serve the relations between the two countries.
The audience was attended by Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, Darwish bin Ismail Al Balushi, Minister Responsible for Financial Affairs, Dr. Ali bin Masoud Al Sunaidy, Minister of Commerce and Industry and the guest's accompanying delegation.