Pak-Bahrain ties to grow

PMs of Bahrain and Afghanistan take up Afghan issue

By: News Desk      Published: 02:10 AM, 26 Oct, 2021
Pak-Bahrain ties to grow

Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated Pakistan' stance on Afghanistan, calling upon the international community to play its role in coping with the challenge of the humanitarian crisis, 24NewsHD TV channel reported on Monday.

A peaceful and stable Afghanistan is of crucial importance for Pakistan and the region as well, the premier said during a meeting with his Bahrain counterpart Prince Salman Bin Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa on the side-lines of the “Middle East Green Initiative” Summit.

The Prime Minister also underscored the importance of the release of Afghanistan’s frozen assets to help the Afghan people. The two PMs expressed satisfaction at the close cooperation between the two fraternal countries in diverse fields. They discussed a range of issues of bilateral importance and also exchanged views on the latest developments in Afghanistan.

Recalling his visit to Bahrain in December 2019, the Prime Minister stressed the importance of regular high-level exchanges to further reinforce the growing momentum in bilateral relations. The Crown Prince underlined that Bahrain deeply valued its relationship with Pakistan and was committed to upgrading it in all dimensions.

The two Prime Ministers agreed to strengthen cooperation in myriad fields and maintain close consultation on all issues of mutual interest. PM Imran Khan renewed his invitation to Prince Salman Bin Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa for a visit to Pakistan. The Crown Prince conveyed his resolve to undertake the visit at the earliest opportunity.