MUSCAT: His Highness Sayyid Shihab bin Tarik al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for Defence Affairs, received in his office at Muaskar Al Murtafaa on Sunday Admiral Sir Benjamin John Key, Chief of Naval Staff of the United Kingdom. The two sides reviewed aspects of the existing military cooperation between the two countries and means of enhancing them. They also discussed several matters of common interest. The meeting was attended by Rear Admiral Saif bin Nasser al Rahbi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO), and the British Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman. Separately, General Sultan bin Mohammed al Numani, Minister of the Royal Office, also received at his office Admiral Sir Benjamin Key. The British guest expressed his appreciation for Oman’s efforts in promoting cooperation to achieve the joint interests between the two countries. The two sides reviewed the march of historic relations between Oman and the UK. They also discussed several matters of common interest. Admiral Sir Benjamin Key is on a two-day visit to the Sultanate of Oman.