Manama, July 7 (BNA): Minister of Foreign Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa has affirmed that the election of the Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United Nations Ambassador Jamal Fares Alrowaiei as Vice-President of the General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA) at its 70th Session is a diplomatic gain and recognition by the international community of the important role played by the Kingdom of Bahrain at the regional and international levels, and the efforts it exerted to cement security and stability.
He added that this election will contribute to the promotion and consolidation of the Kingdom’s relations with all countries and international organisations.
The minister reiterated that this election will inject a strong momentum into Bahrain’s diplomacy to translate the visions and aspirations of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa into actions to continue the progress of the Kingdom’s comprehensive development under the wise leadership of His Majesty, and His government, led by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, and the support of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier.
Shaikh Khalid expressed sincere congratulations to Ambassador Jamal Fares Alrowaiei, stressing that he will represent an invaluable addition to the United Nations and an ideal representative of the Kingdom of Bahrain at the international organisation.
It worth noting that the General Assembly of the United Nations had recently elected the GA’s President and Vice – Presidents , including the Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United Nations in New York.
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BNA 1424 GMT 2015/07/07