Manama, July 27 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, today received the Republic of Sudan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Dr. Mariam Al-Sadiq Al-Mahdi, at Riffa Palace.
The Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs is currently visiting the Kingdom of Bahrain to mark the opening of the Sudanese Embassy in Bahrain.
During the meeting, His Royal Highness highlighted the depth of historic Bahrain-Sudan relations, which continue to receive the support of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
HE the Minister conveyed the greetings of Sudan’s President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council, HE Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, and the Transitional Prime Minister, HE Dr. Abdulla Hamdok, and extended their good wishes, continued progress and prosperity for the Kingdom of Bahrain and its people.
In return, His Royal Highness extended his greetings and wishes to the President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council and Transitional Prime Minister of Sudan, and wished the people of Sudan greater prosperity.
His Royal Highness noted the importance of further strengthening cooperation and coordination, to build on shared Arab values, common purpose, and regional cohesion.
In this regard, His Royal Highness noted the progress witnessed by the joint agreements signed between Bahrain and Sudan, which has contributed to providing promising investment opportunities, and further development for both countries.
His Royal Highness welcomed HE the Minister’s visit to Bahrain, affirming the Kingdom’s support to Sudan's efforts to enhance regional security and stability.
Regional and international issues of common interest were discussed, as well as united efforts to overcome challenges presented by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
For her part, HE the Minister extended her gratitude for the opportunity to meet His Royal Highness, and extended appreciation for His Royal Highness’s continued support to furthering Bahrain-Sudan ties.
The Chairman of the Rashid Equestrian and Horse Racing Club High Committee, HH Shaikh Isa bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, HE Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, and the Minister of Finance and National Economy, HE Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, also attended the meeting.