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Kingdom of Bahrain announces arrival of first evacuation flight to US via national carrier Gulf Air

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced the arrival of the first evacuation flight through the national carrier Gulf Air to the friendly United States of America, as part of the Kingdom of Bahrain’s efforts alongside its international partners to help in the humanitarian and relief works in Afghanistan.

In this regard, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the US, His Excellency Shaikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Khalifa, expressed his pride in the Kingdom’s role and commitment to support international humanitarian efforts, reflecting the approach of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa with the continuous follow-up of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

His Excellency the Ambassador stressed that the Kingdom of Bahrain appreciates the supporting stances of international partners, especially the friendly United States of America, in the process of providing relief to Afghanistan. He also praised the participation of Gulf Air in the process, making it the first commercial airline in the world to arrive in the US as part of the evacuation effort in Afghanistan.

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