HH Sayyid Shihab Tarik Al Said Meets UK Chief of Defence Staff

HH Sayyid Shihab Tarik Al Said Meets UK Chief of Defence Staff

Muscat, The Gulf Observer: In a diplomatic stride towards fortifying bilateral relations, His Highness Sayyid Shihab Tarik Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for Defence Affairs, warmly welcomed Admiral Antony Radakin, Chief of the Defence Staff in the United Kingdom (UK), and his accompanying delegation at his office in Al Murtafaa Garrison today.

The meeting served as a platform for both leaders to engage in discussions focused on enhancing joint cooperation between Oman and the UK. They deliberated on the historical trajectory of the relations between the two nations and explored avenues for further collaboration. The discourse also encompassed various matters of mutual interest and concern, underlining the commitment to fostering diplomatic ties and shared objectives.

Present at the meeting was Vice Admiral Abdullah Khamis Al Raisi, Chief of Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces, who added a key military perspective to the discussions. The presence of the Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Sultanate of Oman and the Defence Attaché of the British Embassy at Muscat emphasized the diplomatic significance of the engagement.

The dialogue between HH Sayyid Shihab Tarik Al Said and Admiral Antony Radakin epitomizes the longstanding friendship and cooperation between Oman and the United Kingdom. Both sides reiterated their dedication to sustaining and expanding these ties, reflecting the strategic importance of their partnership.

The meeting concluded with an optimistic outlook for the future, as Oman and the UK reaffirm their commitment to mutual collaboration across various spheres. Such high-level engagements contribute to the strengthening of diplomatic and defence bonds, paving the way for continued cooperation in the interest of regional stability and global security.