Takatuf and the economic files… The secret of the Sultan of Oman’s visit to Egypt and his meeting with President Sisi

Continuous consultation and coordination between Egypt and the Sultanate of Oman In bilateral, regional and international issues, where the Egyptian-Omani relations are characterized by a state of distinction, crowned by the relations of brotherhood and friendship between His Excellency President Abdel-Fattah Sisi and the Sultan of Oman Haitham bin Tariq at all levels for the interests of the people.

President Sisi and the Sultan of Oman

Sultan of Oman and his visit to Egypt

Egyptian-Omani relations are a strong model that is not affected by any regional or international political transformation, because this relationship has a civilizational dimension that extends for more than 3,500 years.

Sultan of Oman Haitham bin Tariq, on a historic visit for the first time since assuming power in 2020, will head to Egypt next Sunday, on a two-day visit at the invitation of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.

They will also discuss consultation and coordination in a way that contributes to strengthening joint Arab action and discuss various developments on the regional and international arenas.

It is noteworthy that Al-Sisi visited Sultanate of Oman Last June, he discussed with Haitham bin Tariq the development of bilateral relations and consultation on Arab, regional and international issues of common interest.

Sultan of Oman

Visit in order to overcome challenges

In this regard, Dr. Hamed Fares, Professor of International Relations, said: Egyptian-Omani relations They are historical relations that link their roots to the depths of the earth and history.

Fares explained – in exclusive statements to “Sada Al-Balad”, that the visit of the Sultan of Oman to Egypt will have great significance to discuss issues of common interest, whether at the bilateral level or at the level of Arab relations, to overcome the growing challenges facing the Arab region, whether the Russian-Ukrainian war and its serious negative effects. on the overall situation in the Arab region.

He continued: Especially since this visit comes as a result of the fact that there is a real momentum in the relations between Egypt and the Sultanate of Oman as a result of the volume of mutual visits between the two great leaders in the two countries, and also there must be a clear strategy to deal with crises in the Arab region, especially since the existing crises threaten Arab national security.

He drew attention: In fact, no country can face these challenges except with solidarity and cohesion, and this confirms the inevitability of coordination and consultation between the Egyptian and Omani sides. Fahmy’s visit comes a few days after the meeting. Arabian Summit In Saudi Arabia, which is the pinnacle of change and renewal, and the need to search for Arab-Arab solutions to all Arab issues.

Dr. Hamid Fares

Egyptian-Omani relations

Omani-Egyptian Relations They are not modern relations, but they are rooted in ancient history 3,500 years ago, which led to the production of wide commercial and economic entanglements, which developed with time and after the establishment of the modern Sultanate of Oman to produce political and strategic goals and broad social and cultural ties, and thus the convergence of ideas and attitudes between the two countries towards The issues of the region did not come out of nowhere, but history and geography had a great impact on crystallizing common positions between the two countries.

The Egyptian-Omani relations represent an important focal point in the Arab political arena, as the two countries always seek a policy of resolving all differences through dialogue and negotiation. They also call for regional and international peace and stability, but with an important reservation based on not giving up any of the Arab rights in general and the Palestinian ones in particular. Therefore, the two states have a vision. One aimed at providing the maximum possible support for the struggle of the Palestinian people to obtain their legitimate rights.

The Egyptian-Omani relations reflect an unprecedented amount of understanding, joint political coordination and cooperation on various bilateral, regional and international issues. These relations derive their strength from the multiplicity of aspects of cooperation between the two brotherly countries and their ramifications and not being limited to one side.

At the political level, Egypt and Oman have strong political relations. There is continuous consultation and coordination between the two countries on bilateral, regional and international issues. Omani officials at all levels appreciate the role played by Egypt in resolving conflicts and conflicts in the region for the sake of the peoples of the region.

There is also coordination between the two countries on all political issues raised in international forums. Egypt has taken the initiative in this regard in matters such as combating maritime piracy and the presidency of NATO. The Sultanate of Oman also supports the Egyptian candidacy for membership in any positions in international organizations.

The depth of relations in all fields between the two countries was a motive for coordination between them in the political, strategic and security fields, and that consultation and understanding existed between the two countries on regional and international issues.

Egypt and the Sultanate of Oman have distinguished, historical, diplomatic relations that extend for more than 50 years, the foundations of which were laid by the late Sultan Qaboos bin Said, out of his belief in the status of Egypt and its pivotal role in the region.

Flag of Egypt and the Sultanate of Oman

The history of Omani-Egyptian relations is well-established, continuous, and constant for more than 3,500 years, when civilizational communication extended between the Omanis and the Pharaonic families, and the famous Omani frankincense as a strategic commodity played a pivotal role in that unique civilizational communication, and that communication continued in the modern era between Cairo and Muscat, and there are several stations A mission that proved the solidity and solidity of these relations.

Perhaps the support of the Sultanate of Oman with Egypt during the peace process between Egypt and Israel in 1979, which resulted in Egypt regaining the rest of its land in the Sinai, is one of the most witnessed political positions between the Sultanate of Oman and the Arab Republic of Egypt.

Notably, attest Omani-Egyptian Relations There have always been strong pushes forward, thanks to mutual understanding, consultation, coordination and cooperation on various bilateral, Arab, regional and international issues. These relations derive their strength from their deep-rooted historical and civilizational depth.