Bahrain bids adieu to Indian Ambassador, thanks him for furthering bilateral relations
TDT | Manama
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His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, yesterday hailed the significant contributions made by the members of the Indian community to Bahrain’s comprehensive development.
Expressing delight in the continuous growth of Bahrain-India ties across various sectors, HRH stressed the need to further strengthen the ties to fulfil the aspirations of both nations and their people.
The remarks came as HRH Prince Salman spoke with the Indian Ambassador, H.E. Piyush Srivastava, marking the end of his tenure in Bahrain. Prince Salman expressed appreciation for the commendable role played by Srivastava in bolstering Bahrain-India ties.
HRH also specifically acknowledges the pivotal role played by the members of the Indian community in propelling Bahrain’s comprehensive development forward.
Furthermore, wishing the Ambassador continued success in his future responsibilities, HRH underscored his keenness to nurture partnerships with India across multiple sectors. His Royal Highness also conveyed to Srivastava the importance of building upon the accomplishments achieved by both friendly nations for the betterment and progress of all.
"This is crucial to meeting mutually beneficial goals," HRH said at the Gudaibiya Palace.
Expressing his gratitude, Ambassador Piyush Srivastava conveyed his appreciation to His Royal Highness for the opportunity to meet, commending the Crown Prince’s unwavering support in enhancing Bahrain-India relations for the welfare of citizens in both countries. Vinod K. Jacob, a native of Kerala and a 2000-batch Indian Foreign Service Officer, will replace Srivastava as the next ambassador to Bahrain. He is presently Deputy High Commissioner at the Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka.