Ministry of Foreign affairs - Kingdom of Bahrain

05/13/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/13/2018 04:06

Foreign Affairs Minister meets with Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Philippines

Foreign Affairs Minister meets with Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Philippines

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, met in his office at the Ministry's General Court today, the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the friendly Republic of the Philippines, Alan Peter S. Cayetano, in the presence of the Philippines President's Special Envoy to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) States, Dr. Amabel Aguiluz.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs reviewed the relations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Republic of the Philippines, expressing the Kingdom's pride of the development of these relations in various fields. He affirmed the Kingdom's keenness to improve cooperation and joint coordination with the Republic of the Philippines regarding regional and international issues in various forums for the benefit of the two countries, noting the role played by the Filipino community in the comprehensive development process in Bahrain. The Minister then wished the Republic of the Philippines and its friendly people progress and prosperity.

For his part, the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Philippines expressed his pleasure in visiting the Kingdom of Bahrain and meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs. He further stressed the keenness of the Republic of the Philippines to strengthen its distinguished relations with the Kingdom of Bahrain at all levels, and to continue exchanging visits and meetings between the officials of the two friendly countries to achieve mutual interests. He also wished the Kingdom of Bahrain further progress and prosperity.