Manama, Jan. 25, 2017 (BNA):
Interior Minister, Lt-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received Philippines Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay and Philippines President’s Special Envoy to the GCC countries Dr. Amable Aguiluz on Wednesday during their visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Interior Minister, Interior Ministry Undersecretary of Nationality, Passport and Residence Affairs, Chief of Public Security, Interior Ministry Undersecretary and Philippines Ambassador to Bahrain.
The minister welcomed the guests and highlighted that their visit is part of interaction and exchange of views to promote cooperation and coordination. He highlighted the strong and special ties between the two countries and the importance of such meetings in promoting bilateral relations.
Interior Minister asserted the dedication of the Interior Ministry to protect the security and general order, in addition to safeguard the general safety of the public. He also highlighted the development and modernisation plans for all security sectors as part of the principles of the reform project of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
The minister applauded joint dedication to reinforce bilateral ties in various security fields. The meeting discussed bilateral ties between the two friendly countries and topics of common interests. (MOI)
Source: BNA 1606 GMT 2017/01/25