Muscat: On behalf of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, His Highness Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers on Tuesday received Valentina Matviyenko, Chairwoman of the Russian Federation Council.
She conveyed the greetings of Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, and his best wishes to His Majesty the Sultan of continued success and the Omani people of steadily development and prosperity.
She also conveyed a verbal message from the Russian president to His Majesty the Sultan, which included his pride in the friendly relations with the Sultanate and his satisfaction with the gradual development of trade, economic cooperation and investment between the two countries.
Sayyid Fahd reviewed the process of bilateral relations between the Sultanate and the Russian Federation and the keenness on boosting them in various fields, stressing that the Omani Shura experience has come a long way in carrying out the tasks of strengthening the areas of national work.
The two sides discussed prospects for future cooperation between the two countries, in addition to the developments on the regional and international arenas and the efforts to ease tensions and establish security and peace.
Valentina Matviyenko expressed her pride and that of her accompanying delegation for this visit as it has given them the opportunity to see at first hand the cultural achievements in the country, thanks to its wise leadership, hailing the development of the Shura in the Sultanate and its role in the march of the overall construction.
Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said requested the guest to convey the greetings of His Majesty the Sultan and his best wishes to President Vladimir Putin, and for the people of the Russian Federation further progress and prosperity.
Dr. Yahya bin Mahfoudh Al Mantheri, Chairman of the State Council and Dr. Fazelianov Envarbik Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Sultanate also attended the meeting.