Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa held talks on Thursday with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who arrived in Manama for a short visit.
They underscored the importance of advancing joint bilateral cooperation in various economic, trade and investment fields.
They further underlined the need to work on building on the outstanding achievements in the distinguished ties between their countries, expanding joint cooperation between their private sectors in vital areas with economic returns, and exploring opportunities to develop joint cooperation in the fields of technology, science, energy, renewable energy, environment, health and education.
They stressed support to joint Gulf action to address all challenges, based on the common history, goal and destiny, in a way that achieves progress and prosperity for the citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council states.
King Hamad and Sheikh Mohammed called for maintaining Arab unity and boosting the process of joint Arab action to meet the aspirations of Arab peoples so that they can enjoy security, stability and prosperity.
The officials discussed the fraternal relations between their countries and means of developing joint cooperation in all fields to attain their common interests, reported Bahrain's state news agency (BNA).
They tackled various issues in the Gulf and Arab region and exchanged views on the regional and international developments.
King Hamad expressed his pride in the well-established brotherly relations between his country and the UAE, which are translated in their common stances on various issues.
He expressed his gratitude to the UAE for its supportive positions towards Bahrain on all levels.