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IAA Chief Receives Congress Delegation
10 : 40 PM - 02/04/2012
implement the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) recommendations. Information Affairs Authority President Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa voiced the stance as he received a US Congress delegation, in the presence of Bahrain Ambassador to the US Huda Nonoo.

The delegation included U.S. Representatives Jim Himes, Faleomavaega, Marcia Fudge and Dan Burton. The two sides reviewed bilateral relations bonding Bahrain and the US as well as the existing partnership between both two friendly countries and means of bolstering ties in all fields.

They discussed matters of mutual concern, especially media cooperation.

The US congress delegation expressed pleasure at visiting the Kingdom, praising the development witnessed in Bahrain and the democratic stride. They lauded the bold Royal steps, citing particularly the establishment of the Bahrain Independent commission of inquiry (BICI) and the implementation of the recommendations.

The US Congressmen affirmed their country's keen interest to support Bahrain's security and stability as well as readiness to support the Kingdom's democratic progress.

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