Saudi Arabia’s King Salman in Oman to offer condolences for Sultan Qaboos

King Salman greets Oman's Sultan Haitham bin Tariq al-Said. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz arrived on Monday in Muscat to offer his condolences for the death of Oman’s Sultan Qaboos.

King Salman met the new Sultan of Oman Haitham bin Tariq al-Said upon his arrival.

Al-Said was sworn in as the new Sultan of Oman, the government said on Saturday morning, hours after it was announced that Sultan Qaboos passed away at the age of 79.

Leaders from countries around the world gathered in Muscat to pay their respects for the late Sultan.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:01 - GMT 07:01