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Pakistan attaches importance to its ties with Bahrain: Fatemi

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi on Monday underscored the importance attached to the Pakistan-Bahrain bilateral relations which are based on shared perceptions and views on several regional and global issues.

In a meeting with the Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Bin Muhammad Al Khalifa in Islamabad, Fatemi appreciated the visionary leadership of His Majesty Shaikh Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa that led Bahrain to impressive development besides his efforts to achieve more stable and peaceful regional environment.

The special assistant said that that the degree to which the leadership on both sides shared views on important issues was amply reflected during the high level exchanges during last two years.Bahrain foreign minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Bin Muhammad Al Khalifa and Tariq Fatemi

The Bahraini foreign minister expressed his gratitude for warm hospitality extended to his delegation and highlighted Pakistan’s support in the development of Bahrain, especially in building its defence and security capabilities.

Sheikh Khalid said that the visit of the King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isal Al Khalifa in June 2014 reciprocated by the visit of the Prime Minister of Pakistan in January 2015 laid down strong foundation of the brotherly relations.

The foreign minister referred to the up gradation of the Joint Economic Commission (JEC) to the level of Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) as a turning point in bilateral relations and fruitful outcome of the high level visits.

Reciprocating to the briefing by the special assistant, Sheikh Khalid appreciated and expressed great satisfaction over the notable success Pakistan achieved in defeating the menace of terrorism, and greatly reinforcing regional peace and stability in the process.

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