Speaker receives Foreign Minister

Manama, Representatives Council Speaker Fawzia bint Abdullah Zainal stressed the importance of developing parliamentary diplomacy in cooperation with the Foreign Ministry to bring about more achievements for the nation and citizens and highlight the kingdom’s accomplishments to the whole world. She lauded cooperation with the government, commending the efforts of the Foreign Ministry and the diplomatic missions in boosting relation with brotherly and friendly countries. She also praised the role of the Foreign Ministry in regional and international gatherings, underlining its unflinching efforts to bolster development, security and stability and fight terrorism.

The Representatives Council Speaker was speaking as she received today Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa who extended thanks and respect to her and the Representatives Council members for their role in promoting parliamentary diplomacy to serve the nation. He also stressed keenness on bolstering cooperation between the Foreign Ministry and the Representatives Council to activate the joint cooperation agreement between Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Academy for Diplomatic Studies and the Representatives Council Secretariat General.

Source: Bahrain News Agency