Manama, Apr. 6 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received a telephone call today from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and reviewed with him historical bilateral relations of friendship and cooperation and ways of bolstering them.
HM the King lauded distinguished ties binding both countries, describing them as strategic, deep-rooted and based on common interests as well as mutual respect and understanding. He praised the pivotal role of india at the regional and international level and its constructive contribution to maintaining international peace, security and stability.
HM the King and the Indian Premier discussed ways of boosting cooperation in combating the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). HM the King stressed keenness of the Kingdom of Bahrain to provide every support and care for all citizens and expats to protect their safety and health.
The Indian Prime Minister expressed sincerest thanks and respect to HM the King for his major role and unflinching support to bolstering bilateral cooperation. He also commended the kingdom’s diligent efforts, spearheaded by HM the King, to combat COVID-19, contain its impact and provide every support and care for the Indian community in Bahrain. He also praised co-existence as well as religious and cultural diversity which have ever characterized the Bahraini society.