HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister receives Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs
TDT | Manama
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His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, today received the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Highness Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah Al Saud, at Riffa Palace.
His Royal Highness highlighted the depth of historic ties between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which continue to receive the unwavering support of both His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. His Royal Highness noted the importance of furthering relations in support of shared visions and common interests.
HH Prince Faisal extended the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud to HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, during which His Royal Highness extended his greetings to both the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
His Royal Highness noted that the security interests of both countries are identical with shared objectives in facing various challenges, including combating terrorism in all its forms.
His Royal Highness highlighted the Saudi-Bahraini Coordination Council’s pivotal role in forming joint Sub-Committees to progress the Council’s initiatives, including strengthening economic and industrial cooperation, as well as trade movements across land and sea. His Royal Highness underscored the importance of the King Fahd Causeway, as vital to maintaining connectivity between the two countries, and the role of the upcoming King Hamad Causeway in furthering economic, trade and industrial ties.
Regional and international issues of common interest were discussed, during which His Royal Highness commended Saudi Arabia’s role in supporting Arab and Islamic nations, as well as its role in safeguarding regional stability and the global economy.
For his part, HH Prince Faisal extended his gratitude for the opportunity to meet HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister and noted HRH’s continued support in bolstering Bahrain – Saudi Arabia ties.
The Chairman of the Rashid Equestrian and Horse Racing Club High Committee, His Highness Shaikh Isa bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, HE Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, the Minister of Finance and National Economy, HE Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, and Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to Bahrain, His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, also attended the meeting.