Oman is gateway for Pakistan: Al Marhoon

Staff Report
Thursday - January 4, 2018
ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Oman to Pakistan Al Sheikh Mohammed Omar Ahmed Al Marhoon paid a courtesy call on education and professional training minister Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman on Wednesday, whereat Al Marhoon said that Oman is gateway for Pakistan to enter Gulf region while Pakistan is gateway to Oman to get better access to Asia; an official statement said.

According to detail, Rehman welcomed Al Marhoon and informed that Pakistan greatly values its brotherly ties with Oman and raised up matters of mutual interests and cooperation in the field of education.

Al Marhoon said that Pakistan is our brotherly country and Oman has very special relations with Pakistan.

The two sides discussed the exchange of students. Rehman disclosed that students of Oman are studying in different educational institutions in Pakistan and that the number of foreign students is increasing in Pakistan.

He said that the government has increased allocations for the education sector as the quality education is the top priority.

Secretary of education and professional training ministry Aamir Ashraf Khawaja was also present in the meeting.