Sultan Qabus Bin Said, leader of Oman, arrived in Tripoli, on December 2 for a three-day official visit.
GV Aircraft taxiing.
SV Col. Gaddafi and military officers walk towards 'plane.
SCU Col. Gaddafi greets the Sultan of Oman.
SV Sultan presented with bouquet of flowers.
SCU Gaddafi and Sultan shaking hands with officers.
SV Gaddafi and Sultan walk across tarmac and onto dais. (3 shots)
SV Officer salutes
SV Sultan shakes hands with Libyan officials. (3 shots)
GV Motorcade leaving airport.
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Background: Sultan Qabus Bin Said, leader of Oman, arrived in Tripoli, on December 2 for a three-day official visit. He was greeted at the airport by Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Al Gaddafi.
Sultan Qabus was accompanied by his Minister of Foreign Affairs Fahad Mahmoud, an adviser, and his press secretary.
During his stay in Libya, Sultan Qabus held talks with the Libyan leader on subjects relating to their two countries and the situation in the Middle East.
SYNOPSIS: Earlier this month, the aircraft carrying Sultan Qabus Bin Said arrived in Tripoli, as the leader of Oman began a three-day official visit to Libya. Colonel Muammar Al Gaddafi was on hand at the airport to officially welcome the Gulf State leader.
The cordial greeting given the visiting head of State by the Libyan leader, indicates the ties between these two oil-rich countries.
Sultan Qabus was accompanied on his trip by his Minister of Foreign Affairs Fahad Mahmoud, and two other officials. During his visit, the leader of Oman had a series of talks with Colonel Gaddafi, on subjects relating to their two countries, and the situation in the Middle East.
At the airport ceremony, Sultan Qabus was introduced to Libyan officials.... During his stay, the Oman leader accompanied Colonel Gaddafi at various functions, in addition to the formal talks between the two leaders.