|Palestine Education Minister Dr. Ali Abu Zuhri with His Highness Sayyid Fahd, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Minisiters|
During the meeting, the Palestinian minister conveyed the greetings and best wishes of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the government and wished Omani people further progress. He also expressed the Palestinian president's utmost appreciation for the great and continuous support for the Palestinian cause from the Sultanate.
The minister stressed his country's pride and appreciation of the remarkable progress being witnessed by the Sultanate and the comprehensive renaissance achieved at all levels, thanks to the enlightened leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.
Welcoming the guest and his accompanying delegation, Sayyid Fahd stressed the importance of educational march in the Sultanate and its importance within the framework of the comprehensive development.
Sayyid Fahd explained to the visiting delegation that education is the basic pillar for the development of societies and this can be achieved through the upgradation of programmes and accomplishing a quantum jump in quality with the induction of trained cadres who understand the requirements of the current era.
Sayyid Fahd affirmed the Sultanate's firm support to the Palestinian cause for obtaining the legitimate rights of the brotherly Palestinian people.
He commended the steps taken towards the reunification and creation of the Palestine State.
The leaders discussed the means to promote cooperation between the two countries in scientific and cultural fields, in addition to activating the bilateral agreements and memoranda of understanding between the two sides.
The meeting also reviewed a number of issues and current developments in the regional and international arenas.