|Wang Yi Meets with Omani Minister of Royal Office Sultan bin Mohammed al Nu'amani|
On March 29, 2021 local time, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Omani Minister of the Royal Office Sultan bin Mohammed al Nu'amani in Muscat.
Wang Yi conveyed President Xi Jinping's cordial greetings to Oman's Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said. Wang Yi said, China always pursues an independent foreign policy of peace, advocates equality between big and small countries, which is similar to Oman's long-time peaceful foreign policy. As a reliable strategic partner of Oman, China is willing to consolidate their traditional friendship, deepen cooperation in various fields, and seek greater development of the China-Oman strategic partnership in the new era.
Wang Yi said, China firmly supports Oman in safeguarding its sovereignty, security and stability, pursuing a development path in line with its own national conditions, and playing a unique and constructive role in regional and international affairs. China appreciates Oman's firm support on the issues concerning China's core interests. China is ready to boost bilateral cooperation in the fields including trade, investment, 5G, and information technology, in a bid to assist Oman with its strategy to achieve the goal of economic diversification. He thanked Oman for providing convenience for the replenishment of the Chinese naval escort fleet, while calling on the two countries to enhance exchanges and cooperation, and make joint efforts to combat terrorism in all forms.
Sultan asked Wang Yi to convey Sultan Haitham's sincere greetings and good wishes to President Xi Jinping. Sultan noted, Oman cherishes its traditional friendship with China and looks forward to deepening cooperation in various fields. Oman welcomes Chinese enterprises to invest in Oman, hopes to boost cooperation with China in the fields such as information technology and carry out tripartite cooperation in the region. Oman has always adhered to the principle of neutrality and non-interference in other countries' internal affairs, and will strengthen communication and coordination with China to jointly combat terrorism and promote regional peace, stability and development. Oman will continue to provide convenience for the replenishment of the Chinese naval escort fleet.