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HH The Amir expresses solidarity with the Sultanate of Oman in the wake of Cyclone Shaheen
HH The Amir expresses solidarity with the Sultanate of Oman in the wake of Cyclone Shaheen

HH The Amir expresses solidarity with the Sultanate of Oman in the wake of Cyclone Shaheen

Yesterday, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani had a telephone conversation with Sultan Haitham bin Tariq, Sultan of Oman, to express his solidarity and support for the country hit by Cyclone Shaheen.

Tropical Cyclone Shaheen hit the Sultanate of Oman yesterday, with strong winds and torrential rains, and flooded the streets

And it led to the evacuation of coastal areas, as well as the delay of flights to and from the Omani capital, Muscat, according to Reuters.

At least three casualties were reported and over 2,700 people were put up in emergency shelters as a result of the powerful cyclone.

In his call with Sultan Haitham, HH Qatar's Amir expressed Qatar's solidarity with the brotherly Omani people and its support for the Sultanate in its efforts to face the aftermath of the calamity.

On his part, Sultan Haitham thanked HH the Amir and appreciated his fraternal and humanitarian solidarity. He said Qatar's concern reflects the strength of the brotherly relations between the two countries.

The phone call also saw the two leaders review Qatar-Oman relations and ways to further cement cooperation across different fields.