Islamabad, September 10, 2017 (PPI-OT): Ambassador of Pakistan to Bahrain, Javed Malik met with Deputy Prime Minister and senior member of the Royal Family of Bahrain His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Mubarak Al Khalifa and briefed him about various initiatives being taken to expand and upgrade the bilateral ties between both countries, says a press release received from Bahrain here today.
Ambassador Javed Malik highlighted that in line with the vision of the leadership, both countries agreed to upgrade their diplomatic relations to a Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) and the commission held its first meeting under the chairmanship of Foreign Ministers early this year in Islamabad. This was major milestone, and it would ensure that relations continue to grow in a structured manner. Similarly, for the first time, Pakistan Bahrain Business Opportunities Conferences were held in Bahrain and Islamabad which was a significant step towards bringing the business communities closer and exploring opportunities to enhance our economic ties.
Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Mohammad Bin Mubarak Al Khalifa said that Bahrain attaches immense importance to its relations with Pakistan, and the stability and progress of Pakistan a matter of great satisfaction to the people and government of Pakistan. He said that Pakistan is an important member of the Muslim world and is playing a vital role for the stability of the region. He said that Pakistan has strong ties with Bahrain and the GCC states and the success of progress of our people and countries is interconnected. He appreciated the positive role being played by Ambassador Javed Malik and assured him of all his support.
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