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King meets Bahrain monarch

By JT - Apr 02,2023 - Last updated at Apr 02,2023

His Majesty King Abdullah and Bahrain King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa hold a meeting on Saturday (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah and Bahrain King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa held a meeting on Saturday that covered bilateral ties and the latest regional and international developments.

During their meeting — held at Al Sakhir Palace and attended by HRH Prince Hashem Bin Abdullah II, and Bahrain Crown Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, who is also prime minister of Bahrain — the two leaders stressed the deep-rooted ties between the two countries and keenness to bolster them, according to a Royal Court statement.

They noted the importance of advancing bilateral cooperation and maintaining coordination on issues of mutual concern, in service of shared interests and Arab causes.

King Abdullah expressed pride in the strong ties with Bahrain, as King Hamad commended Jordan’s positions towards Bahrain.

The Bahraini monarch also praised Jordan’s pivotal role in defending Arab causes, foremost of which is the Palestinian cause, and promoting joint Arab action.

King Abdullah and King Hamad exchanged views on regional developments and expressed support for efforts to reach political solutions to crises in the region.

His Majesty attended an iftar banquet hosted by King Hamad in his honour.

A number of senior Bahraini officials attended the meeting.

Earlier, His Majesty arrived at Sakhir Air Base, where he was received by King Hamad, Crown Prince Salman, and a number of senior Bahraini officials, as well as Jordan’s Ambassador to Bahrain Rami Wreikat.

Later on Saturday, the King returned to Jordan.


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