ISLAMABAD, 29 July 2021, (TON): Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said in a tweet “Deputy Prime Minister of Bahrain Shaikh Muhammad bin Mubarak Al Khalifa on Wednesday met Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, who is on a two-day official visit to the kingdom.”
He said that the two sides discussed bilateral relations, and regional and international issues of mutual interest, adding that FM Qureshi underlined the importance Pakistan attaches to its fraternal ties with Bahrain.
The foreign minister highlighted that Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) is an important forum for collaboration between the two countries in a number of fields.
Taking to his official Twitter handle, FM Qureshi said that both sides agreed to work in close collaboration on areas of mutual interest. "Shared Pakistan’s focus on geo-economics, connectivity and as a partner for peace and development."
During his visit, FM Qureshi also met with Bahraini counterpart Dr Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani ahead of the Joint Ministerial Conference.
He said "we share a similar outlook in our desire to further expand our bilateral engagements with a particular focus on trade, investment, energy and culture."
Earlier today, FM Qureshi arrived in Bahrain’s capital Manama on a two-day official visit.