MANAMA: His Majesty King Hamad yesterday received at Al Safriya Palace Omani Interior Minister Humood bin Faisal Al Busaidi, who conveyed greetings from Sultan Qaboos bin Said, and wishes of further progress and prosperity for Bahrain and its people.
He hailed the honourable stances of Sultan Qaboos in support of Bahrain's security and stability, and commitment to dispatch Peninsula Shield forces in line with the joint defence co-operation agreements.
"This is the evidence reflecting strong ties, joint destiny and resolve to stand united in confronting any dangers facing member country", he said. He pointed strong bilateral relations and keenness to further consolidate co-operation.
The Omani minister paid tribute to His Majesty for his keenness to promote relations, praying Allah Almighty to protect Bahrain and its people and bless it with security and stability.
He also stressed Oman's firm stance in support of Bahrain in these circumstances, pointing out that Bahrain's security is that of Oman and the whole GCC.