Paris-March31(BNA)His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, today met the principal speakers of the Bahrain International Symposium at Gudaibiya Palace.
During the meeting, His Royal Highness emphasised the importance Bahrain places on building bridges between differing points of view and establishing common ground, through which the interests and values of all parties involved can be addressed.
This is an approach, he continued, that has been applied by the Kingdom of Bahrain when dealing with both international and domestic affairs, as a productive means of reaching sustainable solutions. His Royal Highness added that this provides for a realistic, objective and balanced approach to changes at all levels and prepares for any eventuality.
His Royal Highness noted that the Bahrain International Symposium, hosted by the University of Bahrain, has established an excellent opportunity to hear the perspectives and the exchange of ideas from a wide variety of speakers, from a multitude of backgrounds, including officials, renowned academics and researchers from within the region and internationally.
His Royal Highness commended the topics being discussed during the two-day event, notably regarding the ongoing progress of institutional and democratic development in Bahrain within the framework of reforms initiated under the leadership of His Majesty King Hamad.
The principal speakers of the event stated the symposium provided a dynamic platform and unique opportunity to become acquainted in person with the key issues relating to Bahrain, and to understand the experiences of the Kingdom in continuing the path of reform and democracy.