UNCLAS MUSCAT 002022
STATE FOR EB/IFD, NEA/ARPI
TREASURY FOR OASIA
MANAMA FOR OFAC/JASON BEAL
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EFIN KTFN MU
SUBJECT: OMANI MENAFATF DELEGATION
REF: SECSTATE 247502
Â¶1. (SBU) The Embassy November 22 confirmed that Minister of
National Economy (and de facto Finance Minister) Ahmed bin
Abdulnabi Macki will lead Oman's delegation to the upcoming
inaugural meeting of the MENAFATF in Bahrain, accompanied by
Central Bank of Oman (CBO) Executive President Hamoud Sangour
al-Zadjali and other Finance Ministry and CBO officials.
Minister Macki and CBO chief al-Zadjali welcome the
opportunity to participate in bilateral talks with Treasury
A/S Zarate on the margins.
Â¶2. (SBU) Minister Macki's Office Director/Coordinator Rashid
al-Rashdi will be part of the delegation and requests
telephonic confirmation of the timing and venue of the
proposed bilateral meeting. Mr. al-Rashdi can be reached
either at his office telephone ( 968) 738-270, ( 968)
739-737, or at his mobile phone which he will carry to
Manama, ( 968) 943-3040.