MANAMA, Bahrain: The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander, and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain His Royal Highness Prince Salman Bin Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa in Manama on Thursday.
On behalf of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Foreign Minister Qureshi conveyed sincere congratulations and best wishes to the Crown Prince on the appointment as Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The Crown Prince reciprocated the warm sentiments extended by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Pleased to call on HRH Prince Salman Bin Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander & Prime Minister of The Kingdom Of Bahrain. Conveyed best wishes of PM @ImranKhanPTI & shared his vision of a transformed Pakistan centred on economic security & connectivity pic.twitter.com/n3cbweCBCe
— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) July 29, 2021
Recalling the close bilateral ties between Pakistan and Bahrain, the foreign minister underlined that the relations were deeply rooted in shared history and cultural affinities, sustained and nourished through growing economic linkages and close people-to-people contacts.
The foreign minister underlined that strong political and security linkages between the two Countries should supplement to strengthen cooperation in economic and trade sector. He also stressed for exploring new areas of cooperation for the benefit of the peoples of the two countries.
His Royal Highness expressed appreciation for the contribution made by the Pakistani expatriate community towards Bahrain’s progress and economic development. He also highlighted the close cooperation extended by Pakistan in the development of Bahrain’s defence and security capabilities.
The foreign minister extended the invitation on behalf of Prime Minister Imran Khan to His Royal Highness to visit Pakistan at the earliest convenience.
Pakistan and Bahrain remain committed to further augmenting the bilateral relationship for mutual benefit.