Strengthening India Oman defence ties
New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Oman's Minister for Defence, Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib Al Busaidi, arrived in India today to strengthen military ties with India.
The Minister received ceremonial Guard of Honour on his arrival at the South Block that houses India's Defence Ministry in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Busaidi will be holding delegation-level talks with the Defence Minister A K Antony.
India and Oman have used a joint investment fund of 100 million dollars to step up two-way investment.
In a bid to step up strategic ties with the Gulf, India has decided to expand its bilateral military cooperation with Oman in fields ranging from maritime security and anti-piracy measures to joint training and combat exercises.
Over 550,000 people of Indian origin are employed in Oman. India and Oman also share robust trade relations. India's trade with Oman was worth 4.5 billion dollars in 2009. (ANI)
Read More: Oman | South Goa | Defence Colony | Jahangir Puri A Block | Jahangir Puri D Block | Jahangir Puri H Block | Shakur Pur I Block | Paschim Vihar B Block | Saud | Adm Block(bhel) | Defence Officer's Colony | Block 1, Neyveli | Block 10,neyveli | Block 24, Neyveli | Block 3, Neyveli | Block 5, Neyveli | Block 26, Neyveli | Block 27,. Neyveli | Block 18, Neyveli | Block 29, Neyveli | Defence Service Staff College | Gua | A K Antony
KIRTI AZAD TO NNIS : MEIYAPPAN, ON THE RUN TO FIND A ESCAPE ROUTE
May 23, 2013 at 10:31 PM
GoM CONDUCTS FIRST MEETING ON THE AUTONOMY OF CBI
May 23, 2013 at 10:16 PM
BJP CALLS FOR BCCI AND GOVT. TO TAKE STRONG ACTION
May 23, 2013 at 9:42 PM