Sultanate of Oman will host President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi at Al-Alam royal palace during his three-day official visit.
Sada ElBalad highlights 7 historic information about the Royal palace:
1-Al Alam Palace is the ceremonial palace of Sultan Qaboos of Oman located in Old Muscat، Oman.
2- The palace، one of six royal residences of the ruling monarch، Sultan Qaboos
3- Has a history of over 200 years، built by Imam Sultan bin Ahmed the 7th direct grandfather of the current Sultan.
4- The existing palace، which has a facade of gold and blue، was rebuilt as a royal residence in 1972.
5- The inner grounds of the palace remain off-limits but visitors are permitted to stop near the gates and take photographs.
6- Al Alam Palace is surrounded by the Mirani and Jalali Forts built in the 16th century by the Portuguese.
7- The Palace is used for official functions and receiving distinguished visitors and in January 2012، the Sultan received Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands at Al Alam Palace during her state visit to Oman.
President، Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi left Cairo earlier today، Sunday heading to Oamn in a first visit since he took the office.
During the three-day visit، the president will discuss the mutual cooperation and ways of enhancing it between the two sides in political، economic and security fields.
He will also discuss various Arab، regional and international issues of common concern، especially the Middle East peace process and the fight against terrorist organizations.
The Egyptian-Omani talks will address ways to enhance bilateral relations and discuss the challenges facing the region، especially the developments in Syria، Libya، Yemen، Palestine and cooperation in combating terrorism.
Egypt’s President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi is set to head for the UAE for an official visit، following his three-day state visit to Oman، which is scheduled to begin on Sunday.