Bahrain values fraternal relations with Pakistan: Bahraini Ambassador

Bahrain values fraternal relations with Pakistan: Bahraini Ambassador

Islamabad: (VOM) Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that Pakistan and Bahrain enjoy cordial relation and desired to expand bilateral ties through enhanced people-to-people contacts and economic ties. He said that both the countries share common values of religion, culture and history, which could play an important role in promoting economic cooperation between the two countries. He expressed these views during his meeting with Ambassador Mohamad Ibrahim Mohamad Abdul Qader of Bahrain who called on him.

While expressing satisfaction over the exemplary relation between the Parliament of Pakistan and Bahrain He said that, the parliamentarians of the two brotherly countries could play an important role in further strengthening bilateral relations. The Speaker National Assembly termed the forthcoming visit of the Speaker of Bahrain council of representatives scheduled in November current year an important milestone in consolidating parliamentary relation and stressed the need for regular exchange of visit of parliamentary delegations of both the countries.

The Speaker said that Pakistan was keen to promote trade and investment with Bahrain. He said that the bilateral trade volume is much less, than the potential exist between the two countries. He urged for the close interaction between the chamber of commerce of two countries to promote the trade volume. He said that Pakistan has highly skilled workforce, which includes health professionals, engineers, business managers and IT professionals and Bahrain can be benefited from it. He asked the Ambassador to facilitate Pakistani expatriate working in Bahrain. He said that the incumbent government has introduced investment friendly policies in the country and Bahraini investors can be benefited from these policies.

The Ambassador of Bahrain Muhammad Ibrahim Abdul Qadir said that Pakistan is an important country in the region and Bahrain Values it’s friendly and fraternal relations with Pakistan and his government wanted to further expand bilateral relation through promoting economic and parliamentary ties. He agreed with the Speaker that parliamentarians of both countries could play important role to bring both nation more closer. He appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for promoting peace and forging unity among the Muslim countries. He said that a large number of Pakistani Migrants residing in Bahrain who were playing a commendable role in development of Bahrain and Government of Bahrain is keenly interested in hiring more skilled work force services from Pakistan.