Muscat: An official talks session between the Sultanate and Romania was held at the Council of Ministers’ headquarters on Sunday.
The Omani side was led by His Highness Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers, while the Romanian side was led by Viorica Dancila, Prime Minister of Romania who conveyed the greetings of Klaus Iohannis, President of Romania and the Romanian government to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said and the Omani people and their good wishes of further progress and prosperity.
Sayyid Fahd expressed the Sultanate’s welcome of this visit and its prospective outcomes towards enhancing joint cooperation. He requested the Romanian Prime Minister to convey His Majesty’s greetings to the Romanian leadership and best wishes of further prosperity for the Romanian people. He hailed the growing relations between the two countries and the development they witnesses for the interest of both friendly countries.
The Omani-Romanian talks covered means of enhancing bilateral cooperation in economic, business, agriculture, scientific, health and education fields. It also covered benefiting from the available business opportunities in the economic and free zones and opening wider horizons for more ventures in both countries. The two sides exchanged views towards a number of regional and international issues of mutual interest. Both sides stressed the importance of abiding by international principles and charts and cooperating in everything which may enhance international peace
On her part, Viorica Dancila, Prime Minister of Romania affirmed that the visit aims at enhancing the friendship relations between the two countries. She pointed out that her country welcomes joint cooperation and invites the Omani investors to invest in Romania and share experience in the different fields. She said that she is looking forward to signing a number of agreements and MoUs that enhance bilateral relations between the two countries. She praised the balanced policies adopted by the Sultanate towards all issues which earned it the respect and appreciation of all the world.
Talks session was attended from the Omani side by the Minister of Oil and Gas, the Minister of Commerce and Industry, the Secretary General of the Foreign Ministry, the Minister of Health, the Minister of Education, Head of the Mission of Honor Accompanying the Romanian Prime Minister, the Secretary General of the Council of Ministers, the Minister of State and Governor of Muscat, the Minister of Transport and Communications, the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, the Assistant Secretary General of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister for the Cabinet Affairs, Oman’s Ambassador to Italy and non-resident Ambassador to Romania.
From the Romanian side the session was attended by a number of Their Excellences members of the official delegation accompanying the Romanian Prime Minister.
Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers also hosted a luncheon at Al Bustan Palace yesterday in honour of Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and her accompanying delegation.
The luncheon was attended by their highnesses, ministers, advisors, state officials and heads of diplomatic missions accredited to the Sultanate.