Manama : His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa yesterday took pride in the deep-rooted solid historic relations binding the Kingdom of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, hailing advanced joint cooperation in all fields, particularly joint ventures in the sector of transportation. This came as His Majesty received at the Al-Safriya Palace yesterday Saudi Minister of Transport Dr Nabil bin Mohammed Al-Amoudi and President of the Saudi Railways Organisation Dr Rumaih Mohammed Al-Rumaih.
The minister conveyed greetings from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and from Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, who wished the Bahrain and its people further progress and prosperity. HM the King paid tribute to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for his honourable stances in support of Bahrain and its people, hailing his efforts to bolster Bahraini-Saudi relations and serve the causes of the Arab and Islamic nations. He lauded Saudi landmark development strides in the prosperous era of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.
Separately, Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa also held talks with Dr Nabil bin Mohammed Al-Amoudi at Riffa Palace. HRH the Premier hailing the role of Saudi Arabia in achieving complementarity among Arab and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries told Dr Al Amoudi that the people of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia have been bound together by “bridges of love’. Prince Khalifa said that the achievements of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud has resulted in safeguarding regional security and stability amid the current challenges.