Manama: His Majesty King Hamad sent a verbal message to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, on ways of bolstering the ever-growing, historical relations between the two countries.
In the message, HM the King took pride in the rapid progress of bilateral ties at various levels and touched on regional challenges and how to overcome them, appreciating the vital role being played by Egypt to consolidate peace and security in the region.
He also lauded Egypt’s efforts to fight terrorism and to ward off interference in the internal affairs of Arab states.
The message was conveyed by Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, as he was received by the Egyptian President, who conveyed his sincere greetings and best wishes for good health to HM the King.
President El Sisi appreciated Bahrain’s supportive stances towards Egypt under all circumstances as best reflecting the depth of the relations between the two countries.
Shaikh Khalid affirmed that the close bilateral relations between the two countries relies on a longstanding history of strategic partnership, constructive co-operation and joint action in all fields, noting that taking the ties towards broader horizons remain a high priority for both sides.
He remarked that continued interaction, consultation and co-ordination vis-à-vis regional and global issues are distinctive features of the excellent bilateral ties and reflect both countries’ keenness to protect the interests of the countries and peoples of the region, appreciating Egypt’s supportive positions towards Bahrain’s security and stability.
He commended the positive results of the recent visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Egypt as reflecting the close relations between the two brotherly countries.