ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday underlined the need for strengthening bilateral cooperation between Pakistan and Bahrain in the fields of security and intelligence-sharing.
Talking to a Bahraini delegation led by the Chairman Shura Council (Upper House) Kingdom of Bahrain Ali Bin Saleh Al-Saleh at the Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad, the president welcomed Bahraini investment particularly in energy and infrastructure development sectors, where Pakistan offered an attractive investment regime.
The president thanked the Bahraini delegation for appreciating the role of the Pakistanis diaspora in the development and progress of Bahrain and hoped that Pakistanis in Bahrain would continue to perform their positive and useful part in future as well. He also offered cooperation for the students and officials of Bahrain in different fields of life.
Expressing pleasure on the exchange of high-level delegations, the president called for further enhancing these contacts so that joint ventures could be initiated in commercial and industrial sectors between the two countries.
President Mamnoon also expressed good wishes for the people, government and the Crown Prince of Bahrain.
Mamnoon Hussain said the Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani was committed to promote Pakistan’s relations with the International Community especially with the Islamic World, which he said was commendable.
The Chairman Shura Council (Upper House) Kingdom of Bahrain Ali Bin Saleh Al-Saleh conveyed best wishes to the President on behalf of the King and Crown Prince of Bahrain.
Ali Bin Saleh Al-Saleh said both Pakistan and Bahrain enjoyed close brotherly relations, adding that the Nursing University was a special gift for Pakistan from Bahrain. He also expressed the desire to benefit from China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), and underlined that Pakistan was an important country not only for Bahrain but for the whole Muslim Ummah.