Bahrain, China celebrate 30 years of diplomatic ties

Manama, His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa deputized his advisor His Highness Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa to attend a ceremony marking thirty years of diplomatic relations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the People’s Republic of China.

Chinese Ambassador to Bahrain Anwar Habibullah hosted the ceremony at the Diplomat Hotel, in the presence of ministers, senior officials, members of the diplomatic corps and guests. HH Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa hailed steadily-growing bilateral relations which are based on friendship and mutual respect, stressing Bahrain’s keenness on strengthening cooperation with China to serve shared interests and meet the aspirations of the two friendly countries and peoples.

“The celebration of 30 years of diplomatic relations reflects deep-rooted relations binding the two friendly countries and peoples”, he said, stressed mutual keenness on enhancing joint cooperation to the highest levels.

The Chinese ambassador paid tribute to HRH the Premier for his keenness on supporting and developing joint cooperation, thanking HH Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa for gracing the ceremony on behalf of HRH the Premier. He reiterated his country’s keenness on enhancing joint cooperation with the Kingdom of Bahrain, expressing delight at celebrating 30 years of diplomatic relations between the two friendly countries.

Source: Bahrain News Agency