In a joint statement, Saudi Arabia and Oman welcomed the announcement of the opening of the land road between the two countries, with the visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Muscat, where the statement indicated that the visit confirms the historical ties between the two countries.
The statement issued at the conclusion of the Crown Prince’s visit praised the efforts of OPEC +, which led to the stability and balance of oil markets, stressing the increase in economic cooperation between the two countries in line with the visions of the Kingdom 2030 and Oman 2040.
The Saudi Minister of Transport and Logistics, Engineer Saleh Al-Jasser, said in an interview with Al-Arabiya that the land road penetrates the Empty Quarter and makes it easier for travelers between the two countries. It also facilitates travel movement and reduces the travel distance by about 800 km.
Al-Jasser considered that the land route will have a positive impact on the intra-regional trade movement between the Kingdom and the Sultanate of Oman, stressing the keenness of the Kingdom’s leadership to enhance joint work with the Gulf countries and the Arab world alike.
The Saudi Minister of Transport said that the road between Saudi Arabia and Oman will serve development in the areas it passes through, will also help individuals and supply chains, and enhance commercial movement and partnership between the two countries, and will be reflected in the region as a whole.
Omani investors stressed the importance of the visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the Sultanate of Oman, in enhancing joint cooperation and its role in supporting the roles of business councils between the two countries, in light of the challenges the world is witnessing, especially in the fields of economy, trade and energy.
A member of the Executive Committee of the Omani-Saudi Business Council, Eng. Mohammed Al-Deeb, said in a statement to Al-Arabiya.net that the visit of the Saudi Crown Prince to the Sultanate of Oman will crown the efforts of the committee. Coordination and joint councils between the two countriesAt the beginning of the visit, the visit began with the signing of 13 joint memoranda of understanding worth $30 billion.
Al-Theeb added that the Omani-Saudi Business Council held its third meeting on the sidelines of the visit, as the meeting focused on accelerating the pace of the work of the joint council, by agreeing to form a group of sectoral committees, which amount to 6 committees in various fields, including energy, mining, technology , food security, logistics, industries and construction, services, stressing that the sectors have been carefully selected to be in line with Oman’s 2040 vision and the Kingdom’s 2030 vision.
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