Bahrain, Italy review bilateral interests

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Manama, Jan. 11 (BNA): Shura Council Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh receives Italian Ambassador to Bahrain Paola Amadi.


The Shura chairman praised the fruitful Bahraini-Italian ties and the achievements of joint development programs thanks to the support of the two leaderships.


He praised the existing partnerships in trade, tourism and cultural exchange sectors.


Al Saleh expressed pride in the bilateral efforts to support peace, coexistence and dialogue, and spread tolerance and brotherhood among all peoples and countries of the world, pointing out to the inauguration of the King Hamad Chair in Inter-Faith Dialogue and Peaceful Coexistence at Sapienza University in Rome, which was launched more than four years ago and confirms the strength of relations.


The chairman said that the council pays attention to strengthening bilateral parliamentary relations with the Italian Parliament, and unify visions and stances on issues and topics of common concern.


The ambassador commended the achievements and successes achieved by the Kingdom through the development process and praised the values and principles rooted in the Kingdom represented in tolerance, coexistence, and mutual respect among all.


She referred to Bahrain as a civilized and sophisticated country that has distinguished relations with Italy and hailed the council’s role in highlighting what the Kingdom is achieving at all levels, through its active and positive presence in international parliamentary forums.