H E BUSAIDI DISCUSSES COOPERATION WITH VISITING UK MILITARY OFFICIALS

MUSCAT: H E Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib al Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs, on Monday received Lt Gen Sir Simon Mayall, UK’s Senior Defence Advisor for Middle East, and Lt Gen Tom Beckett from UK’s Ministry of Defence.

Military cooperation between Oman and UK was reviewed at the meeting, which took place at Muaskar Bait al Falaj.

Meanwhile, Lt Gen Ahmed bin Harith al Nabhani, Chief of Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF), also welcomed the British visitors at the Shafaq Club. Present on the occasion were Air Commodore Maktoum bin Salim al Mazroie, assistant SAF Chief of Staff for joint training and exercises, Brig Mahmoud bin Harith al Nabhani, head of military protocols and public relations at COSAF, and the military attaché of the British Embassy in Muscat.

SOURCE: MUSCAT DAILY