Manama : His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.
The meeting reviewed topics related to strengthening Bahrain’s development process and the major projects and plans it includes in various sectors.
HM the King praised the efforts of HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister in driving Bahrain’s development process; consolidating the kingdom’s progress, competitiveness, and advanced rankings in development indicators; and leading the government’s action towards more achievements, initiatives and programmes to develop services offered to citizens and residents.
HM King Hamad commended the speech delivered by HRH the Crown Prince at the opening of the 19th edition of the Manama Dialogue, in which HRH emphasised that lasting peace will only be secured through a two-state solution that enshrines the rights of the Palestinian people. The speech also asserted that the hopes and aspirations of the Palestinian people must be at the centre of post-crisis governance in Gaza.
HM the King praised the role and ongoing efforts of the Royal Humanitarian Foundation (RHF) in providing urgent humanitarian aid to Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. His majesty thanked all those involved in this noble effort, which embodies Bahrain’s firm stance on providing support during various circumstances.
His Majesty reitrated the importance of ensuring security and stability in the region, affirming that the international community must work towards securing just and comprehensive peace, as a strategic option and the only path to security and stability for the people of the region and the world. His Majesty emphasised the firm position of the Kingdom on resolving disputes peacefully.
HM the King also praised the Kingdom’s successful efforts in ogranising and hosting specialised international exhibitions, conferences and sporting events. This includes the 19th edition of the Manama Dialogue, and a number of international trade exhibitions, as well as the fifth edition of the Bahrain International Trophy.
His Highness Shaikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Personal Representative of HM the King, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa , Minister of the Royal Court, Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Finance and National Economy, and Dr. Mohammed bin Mubarak Bin Daina, Minister of Oil and Environment and Special Envoy for Climate Affairs, were present at the meeting.