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Ahlan Wa Sahlan: Bahrain ready to host Arab Summit tomorrow

TDT | Manama     

The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com

Hosting the 33rd Arab Summit reflects the Kingdom of Bahrain’s commitment to strengthening joint Arab cooperation and coordination - a goal that parallels the ambitions of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

This was emphasised by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, as he met yesterday with the heads of delegations participating in the preparatory meetings of Arab Foreign Ministers of the Arab League on the level of the 33rd Arab Summit.

HRH Prince Salman welcomed the heads of the delegations to the Kingdom, and expressed his hopes for the success of the Bahrain Summit to contribute to achieving desired aspirations and goals.

He highlighted the importance of consolidating Arab solidarity and cooperation toward furthering joint efforts to achieve the aspirations of people across the Arab region per the visions of the leaders in attendance at this year’s summit.

His Royal Highness affirmed Bahrain’s support for all efforts that promote the development of Arab countries to preserve regional security and stability and to ensure the ability to overcome all challenges.

Importance HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister highlighted the importance of the upcoming Summit in supporting developmental efforts at various levels, contributing to the prosperity of Arab countries, fulfilling the aspirations of their peoples, and enhancing regional security and stability in light of the exceptional circumstances and challenges that the region is witnessing.

He noted the importance of strengthening Arab cooperation and solidarity in line with development goals, highlighting the necessity of finding a peaceful, comprehensive and sustainable solution to the Palestinian cause.

His Royal Highness underscored the Kingdom’s firm stance toward the Palestinian cause and its unwavering commitment to reaching a peaceful, lasting, and fair solution in support of Palestinians’ legitimate right to establish an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital.

Gratitude For their part, the heads of the delegations expressed their gratitude for the opportunity to meet with His Royal Highness, noting HRH’s unwavering support of joint Arab action and commending Bahrain’s position regarding issues in Arab countries.

The heads of the delegations further noted the Kingdom’s efforts in hosting the 33rd Arab Summit and wished the Kingdom continued progress and prosperity. His Highness Shaikh Mohammed 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 a number of senior officials also attended the meeting.