ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif received a telephone call from the National Guard Commander of Bahrain H.H General Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa on Wednesday.
The National Guard Commander of Bahrain extended his warm felicitations to Shahbaz Sharif on his assumption of office as the Prime Minister of Pakistan.
The prime minister thanked the National Guard Commander of Bahrain for his gracious gesture. He underlined the importance Pakistan attached to its relations with Bahrain and reaffirmed his government’s commitment to forge deeper economic, trade and investment cooperation.
Lauding the successful measures by Bahrain against the global pandemic, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif thanked the Bahraini leadership for the measures taken by the Bahraini leadership to look after the Pakistani expatriates, especially during the pandemic.
The prime minister also welcomed the project of King Hamad Nursing University & Associated Medical Sciences Hospital in Islamabad, which is a testament to the close brotherly relationship between the two countries.
The prime minister added that he looked forward to welcoming the His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa to Pakistan at an early date.
Bahrain is home to a large Pakistani diaspora in the Gulf Region. Pakistan and Bahrain enjoy close, cordial ties.
These ties rest on the firm foundation of shared faith and values. The two countries closely collaborate bilaterally, as well as on regional and global issues of mutual interest. Pakistan and Bahrain celebrated 50 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations in 2021.