Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, arrived in Oman on a one-day official visit. Image Credit: Oman News Agency

Dubai: Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, arrived in Oman on a one-day official visit. The US and UN envoys to Yemen also arrived in Muscat to hold consultations with Omani officials.

Upon arrival, Prince bin Farhan was received by Badr bin Hamad bin Hamoud Al Busaidi, Oman's Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Prince Faisal was also received by Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for Cabinet Affairs.

During their meeting, Prince Faisal handed the Omani Deputy Prime Minister a letter to the Sultan of Oman from King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, discussing the bilateral relations and ways to support mutual cooperation as well as issues of common concern.

The meeting also touched on the growing strong relations between Oman and Saudi Arabia based on the close ties between the two brotherly peoples, in addition to a number of issues related to supporting the Gulf Cooperation Council, the latest regional and international developments, and matters of common interest.

Earlier yesterday, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received Prince Faisal bin Farhan and discussed fraternal ties between the UAE and Saudi Arabia, as well as ways to enhance strategic cooperation and coordination in all fields, to serve the interests of the two countries and peoples.

They also discussed were the latest developments in the Arabian Gulf and the Middle East.

Sheikh Mohammed emphasised the deep-rooted fraternal relations between the UAE and Saudi Arabia and the keenness of their leaderships to boost cooperation in all domains for the benefit of their peoples.

The meeting was attended by Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council; Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Board Chairman of Abu Dhabi Airports, and Mohammed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Under-Secretary of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court.