ISLAMABAD, Sep 12 (APP): Commander of the National Guard of Bahrain, Lieutenant General Sheikh Mohammad bin Isa bin Salman Al-Khalifa called on President Mamnoon Hussain at Aiwan-e-Sadr. Lt. Gen. Sheikh Mohammad bin Isa bin Salman Al-Khalifa felicitated the President on assuming office and expressed the hope that Pak-Bahrain relations would further strengthen during his tenure. President Mamnoon Hussain while thanking him remarked that Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with the Kingdom of Bahrain and people of Pakistan hold the King of Bahrain in high esteem.
Expressing satisfaction over the existing relations of the two countries, the President observed that thousands of Pakistani nationals and Pakistani origin citizens serving in Bahrain were a source of great strength in further strengthening the bonds between the two countries.
The President said there existed great potential to further strengthen the cooperative equation and to take advantage of each others’ potential.
The President also conveyed his best wishes to King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa.
The Bahrain’s Commander was accompanied by Ambassador of Bahrain Mohamed Ibrahim Mohamed and Brig. Abdul Rahman al Saad. The Pakistan side included Secretary to President Himayatullah Khan and Additional Secretary Ahmad Farooq.