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Virtual Meeting between Foreign Ministers of India and Oman

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Virtual Meeting between Foreign Ministers of India and Oman

External Affairs Minister held a virtual meeting with Foreign Minister of Oman H.E. SayyidBadr bin Hamad bin Hamood Al Busaidi today. The Ministers had extensive discussions on bilateral, regional and multilateral issues.

2.      EAM conveyed greetings on the occasion of 50th National Day of Oman’s modern renaissance. He thanked Foreign Minister SayyidBadr and Government of Oman for support to the Indian community and excellent cooperation during COVID-19. Both sides agreed to continue working closely to address the ongoing challenges emanating from the pandemic.

3.      EAM and Oman FM reviewed cooperation in key areas of India-Oman strategic partnership viz. defence and security, economic cooperation, capacity building and training, consular issues and people-to-people ties. They noted the huge potential for expanding economic partnership given the strong complementarities between the two economies. They emphasized the importance of health and food security in the coming times and the ability of the partnership of both countries to address them. The Ministers exchanged views on regional and multilateral issues and agreed to maintain close cooperation in multilateral fora.

4.      EAM appreciated Oman’s gesture of establishing Oman-India Friendship Association.

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New Delhi
02 December 2020