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05MUSCAT1565
2005-10-18 12:47:00
UNCLASSIFIED
Embassy Muscat
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OMAN READY TO SIGN MEGAPORTS/CSI DOP

Tags:   ETTC  PARM  MNUC  PREL  KSTC  KNNP  MU 
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						UNCLAS MUSCAT 001565 

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR NEA/ARPI AND NP/ECC (TGROEN)
ABU DHABI FOR W. WALLRAPP
AMMAN FOR J. IRVINE
USCBP FOR T. HORTON, R. BAIG, AND T. CLIFTON
USDOE/NNSA FOR W. KILMARTIN AND M. DEITER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC PARM MNUC PREL KSTC KNNP MU
SUBJECT: OMAN READY TO SIGN MEGAPORTS/CSI DOP



1. Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs Yusuf bin Alawi
informed the Ambassador on October 17 that the Omani
government is ready to sign the Department of Homeland
Security's Container Security Initiative (CSI) and the
Department of Energy's Megaports Initiative combined
Declaration of Principles (DOP) in its amended form. (Note:
The Embassy will forward the amended DOP to USCBP and DOE
this week. End Note.)



2. Officials at the Ministry of Transportation and
Communications and the Royal Oman Police (ROP)-Customs
confirmed to PolOff that the Inspector General of ROP will be
inviting appropriate USG officials from US Customs and Border
Protection, and the US Department of Energy to a signing
ceremony in Muscat on November 19, coinciding with Oman's
national day celebrations. ROP-Customs has tentatively
reserved rooms at the Muscat Grand Hyatt hotel beginning
November 16 and looks forward to hosting the US delegation
during their stay in Oman. Official invitations to follow
septel.
BALTIMORE