Ashgabat, Mar. 18 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today paid a visit to the Independence Monument in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Rasit Meredow.
HM the King was received upon arrival by Ashgabat Municipal Governor Shah Mohammed.
HM the King laid a wreath at the Independence Monument and planted a tree in the name of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
HM the King was taken on a tour of the monument and was briefed on the works of art there, which reflect the various historic stages and achievements of the country, in addition to a brief on the history of the monument and steps of construction.
HM the King expressed appreciation of the efforts of Turkmenistan led by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow to accentuate the cultural, historical and touristic monuments that characterize the country, wishing the monument’ officials more successes to come.
BNA 1825 GMT 2019/03/18