Oman’s Foreign Minister Sayyid Badr Albusaidi met with Annalena Baerbock, Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany, during his visit to Germany to participate in the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue.
The meeting discussed the friendship and constructive cooperation between the Sultanate and the Federal Republic.
It focussed on the major joint projects that the two sides aspire to achieve, especially in the fields of renewable energy, green hydrogen, and its promising derivatives and technologies. The two sides discussed how to advance these projects in a way that secures mutual benefits and enhances their strategic partnership.
Both sides stressed their keenness to continue their support for these areas and the importance of encouraging and developing trade, economic, and investment partnerships.
Sayyid Badr expressed his thanks and appreciation to Ms. Baerbock for the invitation to participate in the Berlin Conference. He highlighted Oman’s plans to make the transition from an economy dependent on oil and gas to a prosperous economy based on clean and renewable energy. He also spoke about the Sultanate’s policies to combat climate change and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.
The two sides also discussed a number of regional and international issues of common concern, stressing the importance of dialogue and diplomacy in resolving differences in order to achieve security, peace, and stability in the world.
The meeting was attended by Maitha bint Saif Al Mahrouqi, Oman’s Ambassador to Germany; Ambassador Khalid Al Muslahi, Head of the Minister’s Office and a number of officials from both sides.