Oman businesses wanted to boost cooperation with Vietnam, particularly in farm produce processing, said Oman Minister of Commerce and Industry Maqbool Ali Sultan.

During his meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai in Hanoi on Jan. 11, the Oman minister said he wanted Vietnam to facilitate Omani firms’ operations in the field.

Minister Maqbool Ali Sultan suggested some areas that Oman wants to strongly cooperate in, such as insurance, real estate and energy.

For his part, Deputy PM Hai said Vietnam wished for further cooperation with Oman in oil and gas, agriculture, farm produce processing and power industry.

Deputy PM Hai and Minister Maqbool Ali Sultan affirmed a resolve to continue developing bilateral cooperation in these areas for the benefit and development of both countries./.