Manama, May 13 (BNA): Foreign Affairs Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa met the Secretary of Foreign Affairs 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 reviewed relations between Bahrain and Philippines, expressing the Kingdom’s pride in their development in various fields and affirmed the Kingdom’s keenness to improve cooperation with Philippines regarding regional and international issues in various forums for the benefit of the two countries.
Shaikh Khalid noted the role played by the Filipino community in the comprehensive development of Bahrain and wished the Philippines and its people progress and prosperity.
Cayetano expressed his pleasure in visiting Bahrain and meeting the minister. He stressed the keenness of Philippines to strengthen its relations with the Kingdom at all levels, and to continue exchanging visits and meetings between the officials of the two friendly countries to achieve mutual interests.
He wished Bahrain further progress and prosperity.