Manama, Mar. 29 (BNA): Speaker of the Council of Representatives, Fawzia bint Abdullah Zainal, received the outgoing Japanese Ambassador to Bahrain, Hideki Ito.
The meeting discussed the importance of parliamentary efforts in developing areas of cooperation, especially economic, investment and trade, praising the ambassador's role in strengthening joint relations, and wishing him success in his future diplomatic duties.
She praised the high level of Bahraini-Japanese relations in various developmental fields, thanks to the directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and His Majesty the Emperor Naruhito of Japan.
The ambassador expressed his appreciation to the speaker for her support that had a great impact in facilitating his diplomatic duties and serving the common interests of the two countries and peoples, wishing Bahrain further progress and prosperity.