Pakistan PM Imran Khan held important meeting with Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan held important meeting with Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa

MANAMA: Pakistan PM Imran Khan held important meeting with Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa

Pakistan and Bahrain on Monday agreed to further broaden and deepen bilateral engagements across all mutually beneficial fields.

The accord came at a meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa at at Gudaibya Palace.

According to a joint statement issued after the day-long visit of PM Imran to the Kingdom of Bahrain, the prime minister held meetings with King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

The discussions focused on bilateral, regional and multilateral issues of common interest. The leaders underscored the importance of further promoting political and economic relations, strengthening cooperation in the fields of public health, energy, education, agriculture, culture and tourism.

The two sides noted that this visit laid a strong foundation to build a closer partnership between the two countries, and agreed further to follow up on the implementation of the agreements and the Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) signed during the visit, read the statement.

PM Imran conveyed his deep appreciation on behalf of the people of Pakistan for the royal gesture to establish King Hamad Nursing and Associated Medical Science University in Pakistan and agreed to operationalize the University at the earliest possible.

Both sides underlined the importance of continuing regular consultations through the existing institutional mechanisms and agreed to hold the second meeting of the Bahrain-Pakistan joint ministerial commission in Manama in the first quarter of 2020.