HRH Prince Salman affirms Bahrain support for Sudan efforts to enhance regional security and stability
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister has highlighted the depth of historic Bahrain-Sudan relations, which continue to receive the support of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
This came as HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister yesterday received Sudan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Mariam Al Sadiq Al Mahdi, at Riffa Palace.
Dr Al Mahdi is currently visiting Bahrain to mark the opening of the Sudanese Embassy in the Kingdom. During the meeting, HRH Prince Salman noted the importance of further strengthening cooperation and coordination, to build on shared Arab values, common purpose, and regional cohesion.
He noted the progress witnessed by the joint agreements signed between Bahrain and Sudan, which has contributed to providing promising investment opportunities, and further development for both countries. HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister welcomed the Sudanese Minister’s visit, affirming the Kingdom’s support to Sudan’s efforts to enhance regional security and stability.
Regional and international issues of common interest were discussed, as well as united efforts to overcome challenges presented by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Minister Al Mahdi extended her gratitude for the opportunity to meet His Royal Highness and extended appreciation for HRH’s continued support to furthering Bahrain-Sudan ties.
The Sudanese Minister conveyed the greetings of Sudan’s President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council, Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah Al Burhan, and the Transitional Prime Minister, Dr Abdulla Hamdok, and extended their good wishes, continued progress and prosperity for the Kingdom of Bahrain and its people.
HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister extended his greetings and wishes to the President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council and Transitional Prime Minister of Sudan, and wished the people of Sudan greater prosperity.
The Chairman of the Rashid Equestrian and Horse Racing Club High Committee, HH Shaikh Isa bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, and the Minister of Finance and National Economy, Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, also attended the meeting.