Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said presided over a meeting of the Council of Ministers at Bait Al Barakah. His Majesty the Sultan started the meeting by thanking the Almighty Allah for the bounties endowed on Oman, appealing to Allah to make such bounties continuous so that the country always enjoys growth and prosperity and that peace prevails all over the world.
His Majesty also reviewed local, regional and international affairs. On the local front, His Majesty expressed satisfaction with the efforts exerted for implementing successive development plans and achieving economic stability by diversifying sources of income and encouraging and supporting all sectors.
His Majesty the Sultan also reviewed regional and international issues and affirmed the Sultanate's keenness to enhance understanding, constructive dialogue and cooperation among countries to resolve all issues peacefully so that people continue their development paths in a safe and stable environment.
His Majesty expressed his optimism over the efforts exerted to bring stability to the region.
At the end of the meeting, His Majesty the Sultan gave directives to create conditions for improvement of performance at all levels, wishing success to all for ensuring further prosperity for this generous country.