Minister of Foreign Affairs receives Director-General and Chief Executive of International Institute for Strategic Studies
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, received in his office at the Ministry today, the Director-General and Chief Executive of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, Dr. John Chipman, in the presence of the Executive Director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)-Middle East, Sir Tom Beckett and the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Shaikha Rana bint Isa bin Duaij Al Khalifa.
During the meeting, the Foreign Minister welcomed Dr. John Chipman, and praised the tangible efforts undertaken by IISS in the field of conducting research and studies and organizing forums, including Manama Dialogue, which has gained great international attention. He also affirmed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' constant keenness to enhance bilateral cooperation and coordination between the two sides in order to achieve the desired common goals, wishing Dr. John Chipman and all those in charge of the institute further success.
For his part, Dr. John Chipman valued the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' continued support to IISS, expressing his great pride and appreciation for the effective contributions made, including Manama Dialogue, which highlighted constructive bilateral cooperation between the two sides, and became a global platform for politicians, experts and specialists to exchange visions and ideas, wishing the Kingdom of Bahrain further progress and prosperity.