Damascus, SANA- The Omani Embassy in Damascus held on Sunday evening a reception on the occasion of the 52nd National Day of the Sultanate of Oman, at the Dama Rose Hotel in Damascus.
In a statement to SANA, Deputy Head of the Omani diplomatic mission Khaled al-Zaidi, said “The National Day of the Sultanate of Oman is an important day for the Sultanate, and it is an opportunity to reflect on the past and look towards the future.”
Al-Zaidi added that the Syrian-Omani relations are distinguished, and there are efforts and keenness on both sides to enhance bilateral cooperation and push towards more practical cooperation.
The Omani diplomat referred to high-level visits between the two countries, cooperation agreements in the cultural field, restoration of museums and castles, and work to revive the meetings of the joint committee and the Syrian-Omani Businessmen Council.
In a similar statement, Director of the Diplomatic Institute, Ambassador Dr. Imad Mustafa, said that the Syrian-Omani relations are constantly witnessing remarkable development in a way that serves the interest of the peoples of the two brotherly countries.
Mustafa shed light on the importance of the newly signed agreements between the two countries.
The reception was attended by Special Adviser to the Presidency of the Republic, Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban, Minister of Presidential Affairs, Mansour Azzam, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Bassam Ibrahim, Minister of Culture, Dr. Lubanah Mshaweh, Minister of Education, Dr. Darem Tabbaa, Minister of Industry, Ziad Sabbagh, and a number of directors of departments in the Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ministry, as well as representatives of religious, economic, cultural events and a group of elite Syrian artists, and a number of heads and representatives of accredited diplomatic missions in Damascus.