MUSCAT: Key Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held large-ranging talks with the Sultan of Oman as the two sides signed eight agreements, including pacts on cooperation in the field of defence, well being and tourism.
Modi, who arrived below from Dubai on the past leg of his three-nation tour, led delegation-amount talks with Qaboos bin Reported al Reported and mentioned steps to fortify cooperation in trade and financial investment, vitality, defence, stability, foodstuff stability and regional troubles.
“Charting out new frontiers in our bilateral marriage, PM @narendramodi led delegation-amount talks with Sultan Qaboos of Oman. The two strategic partners mentioned to fortify cooperation in trade & financial investment, vitality, defence & stability, foodstuff stability and regional troubles,” ministry of external affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
Sultan Qaboos appreciated the contribution of “honest and really hard working” Indian nationals in the progress of Oman.
After their talks, the two sides signed eight agreements, including an MoU on lawful and judicial cooperation in civil and professional matters.
They also signed an agreement on mutual visa exemption for holders of diplomatic, specific, service and formal passports and an MoU on cooperation in the field of well being, tourism and peaceful uses of outer space.
The two countries also signed an agreement on cooperation between Overseas Service Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, India and Oman’s Diplomatic Institute.
An MoU on academic and scholarly cooperation between National Defence University, Sultanate of Oman and the Institute for Defence Scientific tests and Analyses.
The two sides also signed annexutre to the MoU on military cooperation.
All through his two-day visit, Modi will also meet up with Deputy Key Minister for the Council of Ministers Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Reported and Deputy Key Minister for Global Relations and Cooperation Affairs Sayyid Asa’ad bin Tariq Al Reported.
Earlier, addressing the Indian diaspora at the Sultan Qaboos Sporting activities Intricate in Oman’s capital, Modi mentioned the ties of India and Oman have always remained powerful inspite of the ups and downs in the political ecosystem in both of those the countries.
He also mentioned that Indian diaspora has played an essential position in strengthening these ties.
India and Oman have thriving hyperlinks rooted in hundreds of years aged men and women-to-men and women exchanges, Modi mentioned.
Much more than 9 million Indians do the job and reside in the Gulf area. In Oman, they constitute the major expatriate community.
On the initially leg of his journey, Modi had travelled to Ramallah, getting the initially Indian key minister to make an formal visit to Palestine. From there he visited the UAE, ahead of arriving in Oman.