Bahrain and Hungary discuss enhancing cooperation

MANAMA — Hungarian Minister of State for Security Policy and International Cooperation, Dr. Istvan Mikola, has received the Bahraini Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for International Affairs, Dr. Sheikh Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, who was on a working visit to Hungary.

Dr. Al Khalifa expressed the mutual desire to develop cooperation in various fields between the two friendly countries. He also stressed the importance of activating the Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, for economic and technical cooperation between the two countries signed on February 24th 2014, thus contributing to achieving sustainable development as well as enhancing coordination and consultation in the framework of common interests, the Bahrain News Agency, BNA, reported.

The Hungarian Minister pointed out that his country adopts a new strategy of opening up to the countries of the South and working to strengthen cooperation with partners in the Middle East.

Dr. Al Khalifa also met with Szilveszter Bus, Deputy Minister of State for the Opening to the South at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, where they held the first meeting for political consultations between the two countries’ Ministries of Foreign Affairs, as to implement the agreement signed in September 2011 in New York, which aimed at developing partnership between the two countries, BNA added

Source: Emirates News Agency

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