His Royal Highness Saudi Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz and his brother His Excellency Interior Minister General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa have chaired the second meeting of the Security and Military Coordination Committee of the Saudi-Bahraini Coordination Council in Riyadh.
In the beginning, Prince Abdulaziz welcomed HE Interior Minister and the accompanying delegation. He conveyed the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister and their best wishes for the success of the meeting.
He highlighted the historical brotherly ties that are a model for strategic cooperation in the utilisation of resources and potentials for the best interests of the two countries. He said that the meeting comes to reinforce security coordination and cooperation.
Meanwhile, HE General Shaikh Rashid delivered a speech, in which he asserted the brotherly ties between the two countries that contribute to promoting the security bonds. He also highlighted the distinguished and developing relations between the interior ministries of both countries.
The meeting discussed topics on the agenda and issued recommendations and initiative proposals. The event also witnessed the signing of a security cooperation agreement between the governments of both countries.
From the Saudi side, His Highness Prince Dr Bandar bin Abdullah bin Mishari, Assistant Minister of Interior for Technical Affairs, His Excellency the Director of the National Information Center, Dr Esam Al-Waqit, His Excellency the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr Hisham Al-Falih, and His Excellency the Director-General of Passports and the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Civil Affair, Lt-General Suleiman Al-Yahya, His Excellency the Director-General of Public Security, Lt-General Muhammad Al-Bassami, and senior Interior Ministry officials attended the meeting.
Bahraini Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Shaikh Ali bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, Interior Ministry Undersecretary for Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs, Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, CEO of Information and e-Government Authority Mohammed Al Qaed, President of Customs Shaikh Ahmed bin Hamad Al Khalifa and Interior Minister officials represented Bahrain in the meeting.
Source: Ministry of Interior