Moscow University awards HM King Hamad honorary doctorate
TDT | Manama
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His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa yesterday received an honorary doctorate from Moscow State University for International Relations for his pioneering role in promoting peaceful co-existence and dialogue among religions and cultures.
The announcement comes during the visit of Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani to Moscow, as he met President of the University, Dr Anatoly Torkunov.
Ambassador of Bahrain to the Russian Federation, Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Saati, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Political Affairs, Ambassador Dr Shaikh Abdullah bin Ahmed Al Khalifa and other top officials were present.
The minister told the meeting that His Majesty firmly believes that calling for peace is the correct approach to achieve safety, tranquillity and happiness, and avoiding misery.
Dr Torkunov expressed the pride of Moscow State University in awarding His Majesty for his pioneering role in supporting security, peace and stability in the Middle East.
Dr Al Zayani during a meeting at Moscow State University