Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Oman's Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said stressed on Sunday their determination to boost bilateral ties and reinforce cooperation in various fields.
Sisi received on Sunday Sultan Haitham at the al-Ittihadiya Presidential Palace in Cairo where a formal reception was held in his honor.
Spokesman for the Presidency Ahmed Fahmy stated that Sisi welcomed the royal as an honored guest of Egypt, wishing him success in continuing the comprehensive development path and achieving Vision Oman 2040.
Sisi praised the historic and friendly relations between Egypt and Oman, adding that they have always been based on solidarity and cooperation.
Egypt is keen to boost its ties with Oman to serve the interests of the peoples of both countries and the Arab world, Sisi stressed.
For his part, Sultan Haitham lauded the special Egyptian-Omani relations as well as the fraternal bonds the two nations have shared throughout history.
He voiced his keenness to bolster ongoing cooperation with Egypt and to open new horizons for their relations in various fields, building on the positive outcomes achieved in this regard during Sisi’s visit to Muscat in June 2022.
They praised the ongoing growth in trade between their countries and discussed exchanging expertise to achieve institutional development.
They discussed ways to modernize administrative apparatuses and work mechanisms by implementing governance and digitization, said the Egyptian statement.
They agreed on the need to exert intense efforts to settle existing crises in a way that safeguards the supreme interests of the Arab peoples and preserves their resources and gains.
The leaders exchanged views on regional and international developments in line with their constant consultations and coordination and their efforts to achieve regional stability and security, particularly in light of the huge threats facing the region and a number of Arab countries.