New York- Sept30 (BNA) The Minister of Foreign Affairs Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa conveyed the greetings of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister, His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister to the President of the UN General Assembly 68th session John Ash, from Antigua and Barbuda.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs congratulated Mr Ash on being elected to the new post as President of the General Assembly, wishing him success in enriching its work, boosting its role and helping it reach its aspiration. The meeting discussed key programmes presented by the General Assembly President for his annual agenda and top issues on the agenda of the UN General Assembly.
Mr Ash praised the choice of Basam Al Marzooq from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain as part of the work team of the General Assembly President during his term, which he said reflected the confidence in the abilities and competence of Bahraini diplomats.
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BNA 1826 GMT 2013/09/30