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Ambassador of Kingdom of Bahrain in London meets with number of UK Officials

The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United Kingdom, Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, met today, trough video conference, with the Shadow FCO Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, Wayne David, the Shadow Minister of Foreign Office and International Development, Stephen Doughty, and the Shadow Minister for Peace and Disarmament, Fabian Hamilton.

The Ambassador reviewed the bilateral relations between both countries and ways to develop them in the future, as well as their historical cooperation in all fields. The parties also discussed a number of issues of common interest between the two countries, especially those related to ways to enhance the existing cooperation in the economic field to serve the goals of both countries in order to double the volume of the existing trade exchange and seek to encourage tourism and joint investment.

Minister David thanked the Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain for its continuous contact with all parties represented in the British House of Commons, particularly the Labour Party, and affirmed his pride in the historical deep friendship between both countries, which he will seek to urge its promotion through his position.

Minister Hamilton pointed out that the existing communication with the Kingdom of Bahrain’s embassy in the United Kingdom is a prominent and pioneering example among the rest of the embassies in Britain, which is beneficial for both sides in terms of raising issues and knowing all points of view regarding the most important regional and international issues.

During the meeting, a presentation was delivered by the Director of European Affairs and European Union at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Shaikha Aisha bint Ahmed Al Khalifa, on the areas of cooperation between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United Kingdom, including the political, economical, social and cultural areas, as well as reviewing the joint accomplishments of the two countries and their and future projects. In addition, the Policy and Research Adviser at the Office of the First Deputy Prime Minister, Yara Reza Faraj, delivered a presentation on the historical chronology of the development process in the Kingdom of Bahrain, which is carried out through the implementation of the Kingdom of Bahrain Economic Vision of 2030, and the Government Action Plan, confirming Bahrain’s success in aligning its plans and programs with the goals of global sustainable development.

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