Lithuania and Oman pledge cooperation in a joint communication


2015 02 04


On the final day of Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius’s official visit in the Sultanate of Oman, two important documents have been signed: a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the field of information technologies, and a joint communication, which recognizes the importance of developing cooperation between Lithuania and Oman.

The joint communication on the importance of developing bilateral cooperation has been drawn by the Republic of Lithuania and the Sultanate of Oman, and the memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the field of information technologies has been signed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania and the Information Technology Authority of the Sultanate of Oman.

According to the Prime Minister, the joint communication aims at developing bilateral relations in the fields of mutual importance, such as industry, energy, transport, science, technologies, innovations, information technologies, telecommunications, construction, environmental protection, agriculture, tourism, education, and sports.

“I believe that this communication, which aims at closer and more intense bilateral relations in the most important areas of our states, will mark the beginning of the effective and fruitful cooperation with this advanced and culturally unique state of the Persian Gulf. I trust that both states will shortly feel tangible results of this visit”, said Head of Government Butkevičius.

The Communication sets out that the two states are deeply interested in the development and expansion of political, diplomatic, economic, and cultural cooperation for the benefit of both nations. This means mutual cooperation in international organizations, regional and international fora, and commitment to the rule of law, justice, dialogue and the resolution of conflict through peaceful means. The two states have agreed that it is expedient to take measures in promotion of investment of state and private enterprises, considering that such investments are the most important and substantial factor in development of long-term bilateral economic relations.