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Swaraj holds talks with Omani counterpart

Apr 3, 2017
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today held talks with her Omani counterpart Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah on bilateral, regional and other issues of mutual interest.
 
"Meeting a close partner from Muscat. EAM @SushmaSwaraj met Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Oman's Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs," MEA Spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.
 
Abdullah, who arrived yesterday on a two-day visit, also called on Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
 
Oman is an important trading partner of India in the Gulf region with bilateral trade exceeding USD 3.86 billion in 2015-16.
 
The contribution of over 688,000-strong Indian community in the progress and development of Oman is well acknowledged and appreciated.
 
The Pioneer, April 4, 2017

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