The first Bahrain-Pakistan Joint Ministerial Session will be held in Islamabad on 5th and 6th February 2017, headed by His Excellency Sheikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al-Khalifa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Bahrain and Sartaj Aziz, advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs. This ground-breaking event aims at solidifying the bilateral ties between the two nations even further. This session comes as testimony to the level of goodwill, continual cooperation and friendship between the two nations. It further reiterates the Kingdom of Bahrain’s commitment towards the progress and betterment of Islamic Republic of Pakistan and its people.
A myriad of topics ranging from bilateral, political, socio-economic to future development projects are likely to be brought up for discussion. In addition, some MOUs on a variety of mutually agreeable areas of common interest are likely to be brought to the table and signed between the respective governments of the Kingdom of Bahrain and Pakistan.
The result of these MOUs and the mutual consensus between the two friendly nations an areas of common interest witnessed its fruition as the participation of the Honourable Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in the ground-breaking ceremony of King Hamad University of Nursing and Associated Medical Sciences in Islamabad last month under the collaborative Bahraini and Pakistan flags, the first of its kind of many such joint development initiatives between the two countries, Pakistan and the Kingdom of Bahrain in the future.
Firm advocates of the principle of reciprocity, the Kingdom of Bahrain is likely to play host to Pakistan for the 2nd Joint Bahrain-Pakistan Ministerial Session in the Kingdom of Bahrain. This visit comes as a fruit of many other such historical visits exchanged between the two countries, the first grand gesture of brotherhood being initiated by His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa al-Khalifa to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in 2014 followed by a subsequent visit from the Honourable Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, the Prime Minister of Pakistan to the Kingdom of Bahrain in 2015.
Since the advent of these historical visits, the relationship between the two countries has flourished and prospered. This effort continues todate as both work tirelessly and continuously for the uplift and welfare of their nations and its people.