Manama, Aug. 28 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa received, at the Gudaibiya Palace today, the Special Envoy of the Philippines President to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries, Dr. Amable Aguiluz, who is currently on a visit to Bahrain.

Dr. Amable Aguiluz conveyed to HRH the Prime Minister greetings from the Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte, and sincere thanks for his efforts to strengthen relations between the two friendly countries.

HRH Premier requested Dr. Amable Aguiluz to convey his greetings to the Philippines President, as well as his wishes of further progress and prosperity to the Philippines and its people.

HRH Premier expressed satisfaction with the progress witnessed by the Bahraini-Philippines cooperation in various fields, thus embodying the two countries’ distinguished deep-rooted relations, and mutual understanding on a wide range of regional and global issues.

The Prime Minister underlined the kingdom’s keenness to enhance bilateral cooperation further and broaden bilateral coordination to better serve common interests at all levels.

HRH Premier lauded the contributions of the Filipino expatriate community to the kingdom’s development march, affirming that its members enjoy all kinds of support and appreciation at all levels.

Dr. Amable Aguiluz lauded HRH the Prime Minister’s unwavering interest in strengthening relations between the two friendly countries, praising Bahrain’s supportive stances towards his country at various gatherings.

He affirmed his country’s keenness to further bolster cooperation with Bahrain across various fields, expressing thanks and appreciation to the kingdom’s leadership, government and people for the care accorded to the Filipino expatriate community.

 

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