Bahrain, Oman sign parliamentary co-operation agreement to bolster ties

Bahrain and Oman inked Tuesday a parliamentary cooperation agreement to strengthen relations between the two countries, Zawya reports.
Parliament Speaker Fouzia Zainal and Oman’s Shura Council chairman Shaikh Khalid bin Hilal Al Mawali signed the memorandum of cooperation.
The deal covers strengthening parliamentary co-operation and promoting interests in sustainable development, future foresight, innovation and the exchange of parliamentary and diplomatic experiences.
Both countries also agree to increase consultation, co-ordination and exchange of views on various issues of common interest, and exchange experiences of implementing international charters and agreements.
The two Gulf countries also called for strengthening communication between the two countries through the exchange of parliamentary visits and activities, and hold bilateral parliamentary meetings on the sidelines of regional and international forums.

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