Embassy of Kingdom of Bahrain in London holds reception marking Kingdom’s national days
The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United Kingdom, Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, held a reception at Kensington Palace on the occasion of the celebration the Kingdom’s national days on 16 and 17 December, in commemoration of the establishment of the modern Bahraini state as an Arab and Muslim country founded by Ahmed Al-Fateh in 1783, the anniversary of its full membership in the United Nations, and the anniversary of His Majesty the King’s accession to the throne.
The Ambassador highlighted the historic relations between the two friendly countries that extend for more than two hundred years as a result of the close ties between the Royal Families of both Kingdoms. In this regard, he noted the meetings held this year between the officials of both countries.
He hailed the great achievements of the Kingdom of Bahrain in all fields in the era of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. He also stressed the Kingdom’s keenness to further strengthen cooperation with the United Kingdom in various areas.
The Ambassador affirmed that in addition to cooperation in the fields of security and politics, the economic side also comes as a basic pillar in supporting relations between the two countries, reflected in the increase of trade exchange between them.
The ceremony was attended by a number of representatives and ministers in the British government and officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in addition to the ambassadors and members of the diplomatic corps accredited to the United Kingdom, media professionals, academics and Bahraini citizens living and working in the United Kingdom.