HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister receives the Minister of Foreign Affairs

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Manama, Jan. 10 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, today received the Minister of Foreign Affairs, HE Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, and a number of Ministry officials and heads of Bahrain's diplomatic missions on the occasion of Diplomatic Day, at Riffa Palace. 

His Royal Highness highlighted the importance of continuing to build strong relations with various countries and enhancing Bahrain’s contribution to the international community to promote peace, security and stability, which paves the way for development that benefits all.

His Royal Highness commended the efforts of Bahrainis working in diplomatic affairs and their commitment to advancing Bahrain’s international position, which has led to successes across various national achievements, in line with the Kingdom’s comprehensive development, led by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

His Royal Highness thanked the heads of Bahrain’s diplomatic missions and all those working in the diplomatic field for their efforts in implementing the Kingdom of Bahrain’s foreign policy and protecting the interests of the people of the Kingdom abroad.

His Royal Highness affirmed that Bahraini diplomatic professionals have proven their distinguished capabilities, noting their exceptional competence demonstrated across various stations that is worthy of pride and appreciation.

His Royal Highness highlighted the importance of continuing to develop the institutional work of diplomatic affairs by promoting a culture of innovation and excellence, while raising efficiency and capabilities in the field of diplomatic and consular affairs.

His Royal Highness affirmed that the Kingdom of Bahrain continues to build bridges of cooperation and communication with various countries across the globe, with the goal of achieving desired and mutually beneficial aspirations, which are built on the Kingdom’s long-standing values of tolerance and peace.

For their part, HE Dr Al Zayani and the heads of diplomatic missions of the Kingdom of Bahrain expressed their thanks for His Royal Highness' unwavering support for diplomatic work, highlighting their commitment to implementing His Royal Highness’ directives to strengthen Bahrain’s relations with various countries across the world.

His Highness Shaikh Isa bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Isa bin Salman Charity Educational Charitable Trust, the Deputy Prime Minister, HE Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, the Minister of Finance and National Economy, HE Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, and the Minister of Cabinet Affairs, HE Hamad bin Faisal Al Malki, also attended the meeting.