Manama: His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik and King Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa of the Kingdom of Bahrain, held an official session of talks at Al Sakhir Palace in Manama on Monday evening.
At the outset of the session, the King of Bahrain reiterated his heartfelt welcome for His Majesty the Sultan as a dear guest of Bahrain and its people. He wished His Majesty the Sultan and his official delegation a happy stay. His Majesty the Sultan reciprocated the kind sentiments, thanking the King and people of Bahrain for the warm welcome and sincere hospitality.
The two leaders reviewed the distinguished relations binding the Sultanate of Oman and the Kingdom of Bahrain and expressed appreciation for their deep-rooted historical bonds. They also explored various aspects of the existing bilateral cooperation in all fields and contemplated ways of consolidating the joint interests in a manner that generates bounty and benefits to the two countries’ peoples.
The session of talks was attended from the Omani side by HH Sayyid Shihab bin Tarik Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for Defence Affairs, Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal Al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court, Gen. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Nu’amani, Minister of the Royal Office, Sayyid Hamoud bin Faisal Al Busaidi, Minister of Interior, Sayyid Badr bin Hamad Al Busaidi, Foreign Minister, Sultan bin Salim Al Habsi, Minister of Finance and Sayyid Faisal bin Hareb Al Busaidi, Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to the Kingdom of Bahrain.
It was also attended from the Bahraini side byPrince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Sheikh Mohammed bin Issa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa, Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa, Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa, Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Salman Al Khalifa, Minister of the Royal Diwan, Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Commander-in-Chief of Bahrain Defence Force, Sheikh Khalid bin Abdullah bin Khalid Al Khalifa, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Infrastructure, Gen. Sheikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Minister of Interior (Head of the Mission of Honour), Sheikh Ahmed bin Ateyatalla Al Khalifa, Minister of Royal Court Follow-up, Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Salman bin Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Minister of Finance and National Economy, Dr. Jumaa bin Ahmed Al Kaabi, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Sultanate of Oman and Sheikh Khalifa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Governor of the Southern Governorate.