Manama, Dec. 2: Information Minister Ali bin Mohammed Al Romaihi, the Board of Trustees Chairman of Bahrain Institute for Political Development (BIPD), lauded the development and civilisational achievements of the UAE which turned the country into a modern and prosperous federal state. He paid homage to its founder late Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, praising the country’s successful development march under the leadership of its President Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
In a statement to the Emirates News Agency (WAM), marking the UAE 47th National Day, Al Romaihi stressed that Bahrain’s leadership, government and people share with the UAE its celebration of the 47th National Day out of respect to its successful federal march since 1971 and inherent fundamentals to promote right and justice. He commended deep-rooted historic and growing relations between both countries which set a model in Arab and Islamic brotherhood as well as strategic partnership that is based on common denominators like religion, language, kinship and common destiny.
The Information Minister affirmed that Bahrain, under the leadership of HM the King, highly values the historic and unwavering fraternal stances of the UAE towards Bahrain and its recent support to the kingdom’s fiscal balance programme. He commended the UAE’s unwavering commitment to cementing the GCC ties, serving Arab and Islamic issues and fostering peace, security, tolerance and growth in the region and the whole world. He hailed both countries’ keenness to activate joint agreements and memoranda of understanding to further boost integration in various fields. He congratulated anew the UAE on launching its satellite ‘KhalifaSat”, describing it as an added value to the country’s record of distinguished accomplishments.
Al Romaihi asserted that marking the centenary of Zayed and the UAE National Day is a dear occasion for every Bahraini and Arab person. He stressed keenness of Bahrain mass media to cover the celebrations of the occasion and highlight it in various radio and TV programmes.