Bahraini Prime Minister hails strong relations with Pakistan

Islamabad, September 28, 2016 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister of Bahrain, His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa received at the Gudaibia Palace, Commerce Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan and Ambassador Javed Malik, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain. The Commerce Minister was in Bahrain to co-chair the first Pakistan Bahrain Business Opportunities Conference which was a huge success with presence of almost 500 delegates that included members of Royal family, Commerce Ministers of both countries, Presidents of Chambers of Commerce, in addition to Chairmen, CEOs and owners of major business groups based in Bahrain and the GCC region.

Speaking about the initiative, Ambassador Javed Malik said that, the warm welcome given to the Commerce Minister of Pakistan, Khurram Dastagir Khan was a clear indication of the growing ties between Pakistan and the Kingdom of Bahrain with a renewed focus on the Economic side. The Commerce Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan conveyed the greetings of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to the Bahraini Prime Minister and underscored the strong importance Pakistan attaches to its relations with the Kingdom of Bahrain.

He also briefed the Bahraini Prime Minister on the recent positive indicators of Pakistan’s economy and the growing stability and progress achieved in the last three years. Prime Minister Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa said that he regards Pakistan as his home and highlighted the need to further expand the bilateral relations between and said that more high level visits from both countries would continue to maintain the momentum of expansion of our relations.

Ambassador Javed Malik apprised the Prime Minister about the first Pakistan Bahrain Business Opportunities Conference being arranged in Bahrain which the Prime Minister greatly welcomed and appreciated. The Commerce Minister of Bahrain, Zayed Al Zayani, and senior officials of the Prime Minister’s office including members of the royal family were present on the occasion, says a press release received here today from Bahrain.

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