HM King visits Egyptian president
Manama, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today paid a visit to the Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, at his residence at the Gudaibiya Palace.
HM King Hamad and President El-Sisi exchanged cordial talks, and reviewed the solid brotherly bilateral ties, as well as the steps to be taken to develop the frameworks of cooperation between the two countries in variosu fields.
The two leaders stressed the importance of continuous joint consultation and coordination for the best interests of the two countries and their brotherly peoples.
They also discussed regional and Arab issues of mutual interest.
HM King Hamad lauded the Egyptian President's fruitful visit to his second country, Bahrain, noting that the visit aims to strengthen bilateral ties.
HM the King stressed that Egypt has been, and will remain the essential pillar of Arab and regional security, and that its strength is the strength of all Arab countries.
The Egyptian president expressed thanks and appreciation to HM King Hamad for the gracious welcome and hospitality accorded to him throughout the visit.
President el-Sisi lauded HM the King's role and keenness to enhance bilateral relations towards outstanding levels, praising Bahrain's stances in support of Egypt and its people.
He wished Bahrain and its people ever-lasting progress and prosperity, under HM the King's leadership.
HM King Hamad hosted a lunch banquet in honour of the Egyptian President.
Then, President el-Sisi and his accompanying delegation left the kingdom today, wrapping up his official visit to Bahrain.
HM King Hamad received a cable of thanks from the Egyptian President.
In the cable, President el-Sisi expressed deepest thanks and appreciation to HM King Hamad for the warm welcome and hospitality accorded to him since his arrival in his "second country", Bahrain.
He lauded the "brotherly, positive and fruitful" talks he had held with HM King Hamad on bilateral, regional, Arab and global issues of mutuall concern.
President el-Sisi hailed the long-standing fraternal relations between the two countries and their peoples, stressing constant keenness to further bolster bilateral ties in various fields.
The Egyptian president wished HM the King abundant health, happiness and continuous success, as well as further progress and prosperity to the Bahraini people, under HM King Hamad's leadership.
Source: Bahrain News Agency