Manama, Jan. 25 (BNA): Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, met here today his Phlippine counterpart, Perfecto R. Yasay Jr, who is on an official visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Present at the meeting was the Philippines President’s Special Envoy to the GCC, Dr Amable Aguiluz.

Shaikh Khalid expressed his appreciation of the distinguished relations and the growth of these ties at all levels between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Republic of the Philippines.

He also praised the keenness to create new areas of cooperation to promote the interests of the two countries and take advantage of the diverse opportunities available, which will support the development efforts in the two countries.

The Philippines Foreign Minister affirmed his country’s keenness to strengthen relations with the Kingdom of Bahrain, expressing his appreciation for the great care provided to the Filipino community in Bahrain, wishing the Kingdom further progress and prosperity.

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BNA 1306 GMT 2017/01/25