MANAMA, Oct 5 (KUNA) -- Bahraini Deputy Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al-Khalifa praised endeavors of His Highness the Amir (of the State of Kuwait) Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in international fora to serve peace and stability.
During his reception of the Kuwaiti Ambassador to Bahrain Sheikh Azzam Mubarak Al-Sabah, Al-Khalifa asserted the deep-rooted bilateral ties between his country and Kuwait in all domains.
For his part, Ambassador Azzam stressed the deep-rooted bilateral relations between the two countries and their rapid expansion under the wise leadership of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
Bahrain and Kuwait are members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), founded in the early 80s to cement cooperation among the regional countries at various domains and in the face of external threats. The regional bloc includes Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar and Oman.
Kuwait and Bahrain have maintained very close and solid bonds since many years ago. (end)