TEHRAN (ISNA)-Omani Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed who has arrived in Tehran Tuesday morning was welcomed by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. That is the first visit of Omani Sultan to Iran after the Islamic Revolution in 1979.
Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Economy are among his high-ranking delegation in the trip.
Sultan Qaboos arrived in Bandar Abbas, Iran's southern port city, on Monday and was welcomed by Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki.
The official trip is significant due to Oman's part in the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council and regional security.
Considering the two countries neighboring with the Strait of Hormuz, bilateral issues, regional security and stability are on the agenda of talks.
The trip was once postponed and Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi, traveled to Iran in order to make preparations ahead of Sultan Qaboos visit.
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