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Oman’s newly-appointed Foreign Minister congratulated by Indian counterpart

Oman Wednesday 19/August/2020 11:08 AM
By: Times News Service
Oman’s newly-appointed Foreign Minister congratulated by Indian counterpart

Muscat: India’s Minister of External Affairs, Dr Subramaniam Jaishankar, has congratulated Oman’s newly-appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs, Badr bin Hammad bin Hamoud Al Busaidi.

In a statement, Jaishankar said he “called up Foreign Minister Badr Al Busaidi of Oman to congratulate him on his appointment.”

During the call, India’s MEA said he’d “discussed our excellent bilateral relations. I look forward to working closely with him.”

Badr Al Busaidi was one of 25 ministerial and other high-level appointments made by His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik, under Royal Decree No. 111/2020, which was regarding the formation of the Council of Ministers.