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Pakistani Ambassador meets Bahrain’s Interior Ministry Undersecretary


Manama, 26 February 2024 (TDI): In a testament to the strengthening ties between Pakistan and Bahrain, Pakistani Ambassador Saqib Rauf paid a courtesy visit to Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, Bahrain’s Interior Ministry Undersecretary for Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA).

The meeting, held on February 26, 2024, at the Ministry of Interior, focused on fostering collaboration in various realms, particularly in nationality, passports, and residency services.

Ambassador’s recognition of NPRA’s efforts

Pakistani Ambassador Saqib Rauf conveyed his gratitude to Bahrain’s Interior Ministry Undersecretary Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa for the warm reception and extended cooperation by the NPRA.

He expressed optimism that such collaboration would further bolster the longstanding bilateral relations between Bahrain and Pakistan.

In reciprocation, Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa commended the enduring friendship between the two nations.

Furthermore, emphasized the concerted efforts to elevate cooperation across diverse sectors. The meeting served as a platform to explore avenues for enhanced coordination and mutual support.

Coordination in nationality, passports, and residency services

The discussions between the Ambassador and the Undersecretary delved into the intricacies of facilitating nationality, passport, and residency services for citizens of both countries. Both parties acknowledged the significance of streamlined processes in promoting ease of travel and residency.

Ambassador Saqib Rauf took the opportunity to laud the NPRA for its unwavering dedication and proactive approach in delivering essential services.

He underscored the importance of sustained collaboration to address evolving challenges and meet the needs of the respective communities effectively.

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Moreover, Shaikh Hisham praised the Bahraini-Pakistani ties and the efforts to enhance cooperation in various domains

The meeting concluded on a positive note, with both sides affirming their commitment to further fortify the bilateral relationship and explore new avenues of cooperation.

Such engagements serve as a testament to the shared aspirations of Bahrain and Pakistan in fostering mutual prosperity and development.

The writer is a dedicated graduate student pursuing an MPhil in DSS from NDU Islamabad.

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