Muscat, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad paid on Monday an official work visit to the Sultanate of Oman and was received at the special Royal Airport by His Majesty, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq, Sultan of Oman.
President al-Assad and Sultan Haitham bin Tareq held talks at Al Baraka Al-Amer Palace in Muscat in the presence of the two official delegations. Sultan bin tarek extended his sincere condolence to President al-Assad and the Syrian people over the devastating earthquake.
His Majesty underscored that his country will continue its support to Syria till the country overcome the quake impacts and repercussions of the blockade imposed on the Syrian people.
President al-Assad, for his part, voiced his gratitude to Sultan Haitham and the Omani people over their solidarity with Syria and the relief aid they have dispatched, underlining that the greater thanks are for Oman’s stance in support of Syria during the terrorist war imposed on it.
The talks dealt with the fraternal relations and the areas of joint cooperation as both sides agreed to further enhancing the bilateral cooperation and upgrading it in all domains, with President al-Assad asserting that exchanged trust and deep understanding strongly link the two countries.
The two sides also discussed the latest developments on the international and regional arenas in addition to the efforts aiming at strengthening the security and stability in the region.
President al-Assad considered that the Sultanate has always preserved its balanced policy as well as its credibility, and that the region needs its role that serves their peoples on the basis of the exchanged respect and non-interference in the affairs of other states.
Sultan bin Tareq, in turn, said that Syria is a brotherly country and that Oman is looking forward to see it returning to its normal relations with all other Arab States.
A closed-door discussions followed the official talks ,before President al-Assad and the accompanying delegation leave Muscat ending his work visit to the brotherly Sultanate.