King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of the Kingdom of Bahrain received in Manama Saudi Minister of Interior Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz in the presence of Bahraini Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, reported the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
During the audience, Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud conveyed greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, to the King of Bahrain.
King Hamad bin Isa stressed the depth of historic and fraternal relations binding the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is based on strong foundations of cooperation and coordination in all fields.
The King of Bahrain lauded the stances of Saudi Arabia, under the leadership of King Salman, in supporting Bahrain. He pointed out that Bahraini-Saudi relations are a model of distinguished relations between the brothers based on principles of close cohesion and solidarity.
King Hamad also hailed Saudi Arabia's role in enhancing the Gulf Cooperation Council joint action and unifying efforts and speech among member states.
He also stressed that these fraternal visits contribute to consolidate joint cooperation and coordination in the field of security with regard the current situations in light of critical circumstances in the region.
During the meeting, the latest developments at regional and international arenas were discussed.
The audience was attended by a number of officials.
The Saudi Interior Minister later held talks with Bahrain Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.