Foreign Minister receives Lord David Richards 20 Apr 2017 Created: 01:38 PM Last Updated: 03:00 PM Views: 01 Manama, Apr. 20 (BNA): The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, today received in his office at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lord David Richards, currently visiting the Kingdom of Bahrain. During the meeting, the minister welcomed the guest, hailing the historical close ties linking the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United Kingdom and praising the constant progress of these relations that pour into the interests of the two friendly countries and peoples. In his turn, Lord Richards thanked the minister and praised the key role being played by the Kingdom of Bahrain in underpinning regional peace and stability, wishing the kingdom every progress and prosperity. The meeting also touched on the main developments in the region and across the world.