Javed Malik, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain met with the Speaker of Bahraini Parliament (Council of Representatives) Ahmed Ebrahim Al Mullah and discussed with him the growing diplomatic, trade and parliamentary relations between Pakistan and Bahrain in view of the the forthcoming visit by a Parliamentary delegation led by Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq. The Bahraini Speaker while welcoming the proposed parliamentary visit said that Bahrain highly regards its relations with Pakistan and believes in further expanding our ties in every sphere of bilateral relations. Ambassador Javed Malik highlighted that Pakistan’s relations with the Kingdom of Bahrain are on the upswing and the recently concluded Pakistan Bahrain Business Opportunities Conference had paved the way for consolidating and further enhancing our trade and economic ties. The Ambassador welcomed the formation of Pakistan-Bahrain Parliamentary Friendship Society in Bahraini Parliament and said that this society would be an important forum that further expands our parliamentary ties between both countries. The Society will hold its session on the sidelines of the Visit by Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on 7th November 2016.
Speaking about the various initiatives being launched to upgrade the bilateral ties between Pakistan and the Kingdom of Bahrain, Ambassador Javed Malik said that, in modern day day diplomacy it is essential to adopt a holistic approach by touching upon all areas of bilateral cooperation and strong Parliamentary linkages between Pakistan and Bahrain would be an important component of the comprehensive relations between Pakistan and the Kingdom of Bahrain.