Muscat: Hamish Cowell CMG presented copies of his credentials to Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamood Al Busaidi, Secretary General at the Ministry of
“The British Embassy welcomes the British Ambassador Cowell and his family to Oman,” the British Embassy Muscat said, in a statement on Sunday.
Hamish joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in 1987, and has spent much of his career on Middle East and North African issues, including as Deputy Head of Mission in Tehran from 1992 to 1994 and Head of the Political and Economic Section in Cairo from 1996 to 1999.
More than half of all Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) received by Oman last year came from the United Kingdom, with more than OMR3 billion flowing into the country.
British Ambassador Jonathan Wilks ended his tour of duty to Oman last Thursday.