Manama, Feb. 10 2016 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa received here today the Special Envoy of the Philippines President to the GCC countries Dr. Amable Aguiluz, and discussed with him ways to enhance ties between the two friendly countries in various fields.
Dr. Aguiluz conveyed to HRH Premier greetings from the Philippine President Benigno Aquino III and wishes of abundant good health and happiness, and of further progress and prosperity to the kingdom.
HRH the Prime Minister lauded the advanced level of the Bahrain-Philippines relations, and two countries’ joint understanding and coordination regarding many regional and international issues.
He underlined the kingdom’s keenness on strengthening bilateral relations, stressing that the outstanding relations between the leaderships and peoples of the two countries will help launching initiatives to upgrade bilateral ties and open up new horizons of bilateral cooperation.
The Prime Minister expressed the kingdom’s appreciation of the efforts exerted by the Expatriate Philippine community in the kingdom, and experience and competence of its members.
HRH the Prime Minister reiterated Bahrain’s constant desire to stimulate foreign investments through providing all necessary facilities and honing all potentials for investors in various fields, including the education one. He affirmed that investment in the education sector is within the government’s strategy to upgrade human resources, and maintain its successes in this regard.
HRH Premier requested Dr. Aguiluz to convey his greetings and wishes of continuous good health and happiness to the Philippines President, and of further progress and prosperity to thre friendly Philippine people.
The Philippines President’s Special Envoy lauded HRH Premier’s role in bolstering bilateral cooperation on all levels, affirming his country’s interest in developing relations with the kingdom so as to meet the two friendly peoples’ aspirations in this regard.