Manama, Jan. 15 (BNA): His Majesty the King’s Special Representative His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, on behalf of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, attended the graduation ceremony of seven batches of diplomats from The Mohamed Bin Mubarak Al Khalifa Academy for Diplomatic Studies (MBMA) organized by Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani hailed the support of HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister to the ministry that resulted in Bahrain being a regional and international model of tolerance, peace, respect for human rights and support for sustainable development.
He expressed his appreciation to HM the King’s advisor for Diplomatic Affairs Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa for his efforts and significant accomplishments during his tenure.
Dr. Al Zayani congratulated the graduates on Bahrain’s Diplomatic Day and expressed his pride in the success of the Diplomatic Foundation Program since its establishment in 2016.
MBMA Director-General Dr. Shaikha Muneera bint Khalifa bin Hamad Al Khalifa briefed the audience on the academy’s establishment and achievements, and expressed pride in the graduated diplomats.
HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak honored the outstanding graduates of each diplomatic batch and distributed certificates to the graduates.
His highness expressed his gratitude to HM the King for his interest in establishing the academy and HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister for patronizing the ceremony.
The special representative praised the efforts of the Foreign Minister and the academy’s Director General in preparing future Bahraini diplomats.
He congratulated the graduates, and wished them success in carrying out their diplomatic duties and performing their national role in advancing the Kingdom's diplomatic work internationally and developing its relations with other countries.