Manama, Nov. 19 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today received the credentials of four new ambassadors during a ceremony held at the Al-Sakhir Palace here.
HM King Hamad received the credentials of H.E Mohammed Ahmed Shaaban of Egypt, H.E Dr. Igor Hajdusek of Slovakia (Kuwait-resident), H.E Ibrahim Mumba of Zambia (Riyadh-Resident), and H.E Dr. Luis Almeida Ferraz of the Portugal (Riyadh-Resident).
HM King Hamad exchanged welcome statements with the new ambassadors, and hailed the strong bilateral relations and steadily-growing ties binding the Kingdom of Bahrain and their respective brotherly and friendly countries, wishing them every success in performing their diplomatic duties to consolidate relations of cooperation and friendship with Bahrain.
The ambassadors conveyed to HM the King greetings and appreciation from their countries' leaders, who wished HM King Hamad abundant health and happiness and Bahrain and its people further progress and prosperity, lauding the solid relations between their countries and Bahrain at all levels.
The ceremony was attended by HM the King’s Personal Representative, the Royal Court Minister, Follow-up Minister at the Royal Court, Royal Protocols chief and Assistant Foreign Minister.
The ambassadors arrived at the Al-Sakhir Palace separately, and were each welcomed by the Royal Protocols chief.