(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said and Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani, Emir of Qatar, held a meeting at Bait al Barakah on Tuesday.
During the meeting, various aspects of bilateral cooperation, ways to promote the relations and a number of issues of mutual concern were discussed.
The meeting was also attended by Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal al Busaidi, Minister of Diwan of Royal Court; Gen Sultan bin Mohammed al Nuamani, Minister of Royal Office; Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib al Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs; Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs; Sheikh Abdulmalik bin Abdullah bin Ali al Khalili, Minister of Justice and head of the mission accompanying the Emir; Nasr bin Hamoud bin Ahmed al Kindi, Secretary General of Royal Court Affairs; and Mohammed bin Nasser al Wahaibi, Oman's Ambassador to Qatar.
The meeting was attended from the Qatari side by Sheikh Hamad bin Thamir al Thani, chairman of Al Jazeera Media Network; Dr Khalid bin Mohammed al Attiyah, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs; Salah bin Ghanim al Ali, Minister of Youth and Sports; Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim al Thani, Minister of Economy and Trade; Abdullah bin Mohammed al Khatir, Qatar's Ambassador to Oman; and other officials.
Later, His Majesty the Sultan hosted a dinner in honour of Sheikh Tamim at Bait al Barakah. A number of ministers and members of the delegation
accompanying the Emir attended the dinner. Earlier, His Majesty the Sultan led the welcoming party for the Emir and his delegation on their arrival in Muscat for a two-day visit.
'An expression of brotherly ties'
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani, Emir of Qatar, expressed 'great pleasure' on visiting Oman and meeting His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said. In a statement issued after his arrival in Muscat on Tuesday, the Emir said, ''My visit to Oman is an expression of the deep-rooted brotherly ties that bind the two countries and peoples. It also showcases our keenness to consult [each other] over issues of mutual concern. I am sure that our brotherly meeting will bring benefits for both countries and peoples.''