Oman–Pakistan relations are warm and cooperative. Oman has an embassy in Islamabad and a Consulate-General in Karachi, whereas Pakistan has an embassy in Muscat.
Oman is the nearest Arab country to Pakistan. 30% of Omanis are of Balochi origin from Pakistan's Balochistan province, having settled in Oman over a hundred years ago. Gwadar was formerly part of Oman but was sold to Pakistan on 8 September 1958. It was integrated within Balochistan on 1 July 1977 and became a full sub-division of the Gwadar District. There are over 85,000 Pakistani immigrants resident in Oman.
Oman and Pakistan cooperate economically, with bilateral trade of $331 million as of 2008-2009. The Pakistan-Oman Joint Investment Company promotes trade between Oman and Pakistan. The countries also cooperate militarily, with joint exercises and defence procurement.
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