MANAMA, Bahrain: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held a meeting with Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in Manama and offered Pakistan’s manpower to Bahrain.
Sharif is currently in Bahrain on a two-day official visit and after his arrival in Bahrain on Wednesday, he held one-on-one meeting and delegation-level talks with his Bahraini counterpart Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa.
During his meeting with Bahrain’s King, Nawaz Sharif said that tremendous economic development taking place in Bahrain was impressive and Pakistan could help in its socio-economic development through the provision of manpower.
The prime minister said that Pakistan is looking forward to early establishment of the Pakistan Energy Fund that would open new vistas of cooperation in the field of energy.
Nawaz Sharif appreciated Bahrain’s offer of establishing a medical college in Pakistan.
The two sides also discussed matters relating to further promotion of bilateral ties in different fields including energy cooperation, manpower employment, trade, investment and defence.
On the occasion, the Bahraini King conferred on the prime minister the highest civil award of Bahrain “Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al-Khalifa medal of the First Class,” in recognition of his contribution towards further strengthening relationship between the two countries.
The King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa also hosted a banquet in honour of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his delegation.