HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Athletics Association, praised relations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Russian Federation, affirming their steady growth at various levels and contribution to forming and strengthening partnerships and cooperation frameworks, to achieve further development in both countries.
This came during HH Shaikh Khalid’s reception of His Excellency Mr. Vagif Garaev, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Bahrain, to mark the end of his tenure in the Kingdom, in HH’s office on Wednesday, 26 September 2018.
HH affirmed that relations between Bahrain and Russia have witnessed great development following the auspicious visit of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to Russia in February 2016, which opened new horizons and contributed towards cooperation between the two countries.
HH praised the efforts made by the Russian Ambassador in strengthening bilateral relations, which has left a clear impact in driving relations towards broader frameworks of cooperation, especially in the sports sector. For his part, HE the Ambassador expressed his thanks and appreciation to HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, praising HH’s role in supporting Bahraini-Russian relations. He expressed confidence in these relations witnessing further fruitful cooperation, serving the aspirations of the governments and peoples of the two nations.