HM King receives Russian Academy of Natural Sciences' President

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Manama, Jan. 7 (BNA): HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today at the Sakhir Palace received President of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Oleg Leonidovich Kuznetsov, accompanied with the Academy's Professor  Elena Nikeva and Doma member also Chairman of Russian-Arab Parliamentary Friendship Committee,  Rasul Botashev. 

HM the King was honoured by the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences’ President with the Academy’s Grand Star Medal of first class, which is one of the most prestigious scientific decorations, in recognition of HM the King’s keenness to develop various fields of science and technology and his key role in boosting the bilateral relations between the two countries. 

HM the King expressed appreciation of the Academy’s decoration, commending the prestigious Academy that adopts scientific researches of creative thinkers to contribute to the advancement of the Russian technology and support the youth’s initiatives. 

HM the King praised the depth of bilateral relations and solid friendship ties between the two countries under joint keenness to constantly promote cooperation in various fields, chiefly in scientific and academic sectors, for their significance in initiatives of human development and comprehensive development.  

HM the King attached importance to President Vladimir Putin’s role in strengthening the longstanding bilateral relations based on mutual respect and coordination, wishing Russia and its people more progress and prosperity. 

The President of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences expressed gratitude to HM the King for the warm reception, lauding HM the King’s encouragement to enhance coordination and cooperation with Russia in scientific and research fields. 


BNA 1803 GMT 2019/01/07