Manama (UNA-OIC) – Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received, at the Al-Sakhir Palace on Monday, Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr. Najla El-Mangoush, who is on a visit to the Kingdom.
El-Mangoush conveyed to the King greetings and appreciation from Chairman of Libya’s Presidential Council Mohamed Al-Menfi, and Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity (GNU) Abdulhamid Dabaiba, as well as their wishes for further progress and prosperity to Bahrain and its people.
King Hamad welcomed the Libya minister and requested her to convey his greetings to the Chairman of the Presidential Council, the Prime Minister, and the brotherly Libyan people, as well as his wishes of continued security, stability and prosperity to the State of Libya.
He lauded the solid fraternal relations between the two countries, and their keenness to bolster bilateral cooperation across various fields for the best interests of the two brotherly peoples.
During the meeting, El-Mangoush briefed King Hamad about the latest Libyan developments and the efforts being made to lead the transitional phase and hold the international conference to support the stability in Libya later this month.
The King underlined the Kingdom’s support for the unremitting efforts exerted by the State of Libya to lay the foundations of security, stability and peace in all parts of the country. He also stressed the importance of taking steps to support stability in Libya and the exit of foreign forces, in order to preserve the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of the North African country.
King Hamad further emphasized the importance of holding the presidential and parliamentary elections in Libya as scheduled, to achieve the aspirations of the Libyan people for development and prosperity. He expressed his confidence in the ability of the brothers in Libya to overcome all the challenges of the current phase.
Foreign Minister El-Mangoush expressed her thanks and appreciation to King Hamad for the Kingdom of Bahrain’s honorable stances in support of Libya during the current difficult stage.