Manama, Dec.2 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa deputized his Advisor His Highness Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa to attend a reception marking the 48th National Day of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
UAE Ambassador to Bahrain Shaikh Sultan bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al-Nahyan hosted the event at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, in the presence of senior officials and members of the diplomatic corps accredited to Bahrain.
HH Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa conveyed the greetings from HRH the Premier the UAE leadership and people on this occasion, wishing the brotherly country, further progress and prosperity.
He praised strong historic and fraternal relations binding the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates and brotherly peoples, hailing steadily-growing cooperation in all fields.
He hailed UAE landmark and pioneering strides in the region and the world, which reflects the vision of its wise and ambitious leadership, inspired by the founder of the UAE late Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan.
HH Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa commended the UAE stances in support of the Kingdom of Bahrain in all circumstances, thus epitomizing strong fraternal ties binding the two brotherly countries and peoples.
UAE Ambassador Shaikh Sultan bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al-Nahyan extended deepest thanks to HRH the Premier for his keenness on consolidating fraternal relations, wishing the Kingdom of Bahrain and people further progress and prosperity.