MANAMA, – Bahrain’s Interior Minister, Lt-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, made short visits on Monday to Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait.
He conveyed best wishes of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister and, Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Deputy Prime Minister, to their brothers the leaders of the brotherly countries.
The Interior Minister, during his meeting with Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Interior Minister, Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Shaikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Shaikh Mohammed Al Khalid Al Sabah, expressed thanks and appreciation for the supportive stance of their countries and endless backing of steps taken by Bahrain, to protect its security and stability.
He highlighted that, such brotherly stances were part of joint GCC links and common destiny, as part of the vision of the leaders that believe the security and stability of the region couldn’t be divided.
The Interior Minister lauded historical ties between Bahrain and the GCC countries, asserting security cooperation in all situations between GCC security authorities, as part of the strong brotherly ties.
He briefed GCC officials of security development in Bahrain and discussed with them topics of common interests that could enhance regional security and stability. He renewed, during his meeting with the Saudi Crown Prince and Interior Minister, the condemnation of Bahrain, to the terrorist blasts in Jeddah, Qatif and Medina.
He highlighted that, the attacks were against religious values and humanity. He offered condolences to the families of the brave policemen who sacrificed their lives to protect the security of their country. He asserted that Bahrain backs all steps taken by Saudi Arabia, to protect its security and stability against terrorist acts.
During his meeting with the UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, he expressed thanks and appreciation to the UAE, for its support to all steps taken by Bahrain, to protect its security and stability. They discussed cooperation and coordination in the exchange of expertise and information on economic crimes and money transactions, to avoid the exploitation of money transfers and other transactions in financing terrorism.
During his meeting with Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, he lauded the success of Kuwaiti security authorities in the discovery of a number of terrorist cells that were planning vandalism acts. He highlighted the support of Bahrain to all steps taken by Kuwait to protect its security and stability.
The Minister highlighted the importance to continue the joint stance and coordination, in fighting terrorism and extremism that are against Islamic and Arab values. The GCC officials renewed their backing to Bahrain, for all steps taken to protect the safety of citizens and the security and stability of the nation.
The Interior Minister was accompanied by a number of Interior Ministry officials.
Source: Name News Network