Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib al-Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defense Affairs in the Sultanate of Oman received in his office at Mu’askar Bait Al Falaj in Muscat General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Pakistan Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Committee.
The meeting reviewed fields of the existing military cooperation between the two friendly countries and discussed a number of matters of common concern, according to Oman News Agency (ONA).
The meeting was attended by Lt. General Ahmed bin Harith al-Nabhani, Chief-of- Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF), the Pakistani Ambassador to the Sultanate and the delegation accompanying the guest.
Lt. General al-Nabhani, separately received the visiting Pakistani Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Committee. The meeting exchanged viewpoints and discussed several matters of common concern. The guest was also briefed on the SAF progress.
The meeting was attended by Brigadier Hamad bin Rashid al-Balushi, SAF Assistant Chief-of-Staff for Operations and Planning, Air Commodore Ismail bin Ahmed al-Matrooshi, Director General of Military Cooperation and Military Attachés Affairs.
It was also attended by the appointed Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Sultanate and the Military Attaché at the Republic of Pakistan Embassy in Muscat.
The Pakistani Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Committee and his accompanying delegation also visited the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) Museum.
The guest and his accompanying delegation were received by the Acting Director of the SAF Museum, who escorted them in a tour of the various sections at the Museum. The guest viewed the historic manuscripts and models depicting various Omani architecture arts at Bait Al Falaj Castle.
The guest was briefed on the progress enjoyed by the SAF under the prosperous reign of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
At the end of the visit, the guest signed the visitor’s book expressing his delight to view the Omani ancient military civilized heritage, as well as landmarks of progress and growth in the Sultanate.