MANAMA, 25th October, 2016 (WAM) — King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain has received India’s Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Rajnath Singh, and praised the historical relations between Bahrain and India, highlighted by mutual respect, cooperation and coordination in various fields.

According to the Bahrain News Agency, BNA, King Hamad welcomed the good outcomes of the first meeting of the Bahraini-Indian Security Committee held in Bahrain, which, he said, will contribute to boosting bilateral relations, security cooperation and exchange of expertise between the two sides.

During the meeting, the Bahraini King underlined Bahrain’s keenness to develop its relations with India, looking forward to enhancing them in political, economic, trade, investment, security and cultural areas in the interest of the two countries.

The Indian Minister lauded the Bahraini King’s role in the development of bilateral relations, stressing his country’s keenness to boost cooperation in the interests of the two countries and their peoples.