HM The Sultan, King of Jordan Hold Talks
HM The Sultan, King of Jordan Hold Talks

HM The Sultan, King of Jordan Hold Talks

Amman, 22 May (ONA) --- His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik and King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan held an expanded session of talks at Basman Palace in the capital city, Amman today.

At the outset of the session, the King of Jordan reiterated his welcome to His Majesty the Sultan, being an eminent guest of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, wishing His Majesty and his accompanying delegation a pleasant stay.

On his turn, His Majesty the Sultan expressed his utmost thanks and appreciation to the King for the warm welcome and hospitality.

The session reviewed aspects of bilateral cooperation and means of promoting them in various spheres to serve the joint interests, within the context of the fraternal ties and historical relations binding the two countries.

The two monarchs also exchanged views on all issues of common concern on the Arab and international arenas, notably the current situation in the Gaza Strip and all of the occupied Palestinian territories. They stressed the need to reach an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza, protect civilians and intensify efforts to deliver sufficient humanitarian aid to all parts of the Gaza Strip.

Prior to the session, His Majesty the Sultan and the King of Jordan held a closed-door meeting.

The session of talks was attended from the Omani side by HH Sayyid Shihab bin Tarik Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for Defence Affairs, HH Sayyid Bilarab bin Haitham Al Said, Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal Al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court, Gen. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Nuamani, Minister of the Royal Office, Sayyid Badr bin Hamad Al Busaidi, Foreign Minister, Dr. Hamad bin Said Al Aufi, Head of the Private Office, Abdussalam bin Mohammed Al Murshidi, Chairman of Oman Investment Authority and Sheikh Fahd bin Abdulrahman Al Ojaili, Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Meanwhile, it was attended from the Jordanian side by Prince Faisal bin Al Hussein (Head of the Mission of Honour that accompanies His Majesty the Sultan), Dr. Bisher Khasawneh, Prime Minister of Jordan, Yousef Issawi, Chief of the Royal Court, Ayman Safadi, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Maj.Gen Ahmad Husni, Chief of the General Intelligence Department, Jaafar Hassan, Director of the King’s Office, Kholoud Saqqaf, Minister of Investment, Amjad Quhaiwi, Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the Sultanate of Oman and some senior Jordanian officials.

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