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Sartaj Aziz on two day visit to Bahrain for ‘Manama Dialogue’

Sartaj Aziz on two day visit to Bahrain for ‘Manama Dialogue’
Adviser to Pakistan's Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Islamabad, Pakistan July 1, 2016. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood

Islamabad [Pakistan]: Adviser to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz will embark on a two day visit to Bahrain, beginning today.

He will attend ‘The Manama Dialogue’, in which more than 20 counties are participating.

Manama Dialogue is being organized jointly by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bahrain and British think tank, International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS).

The Crown Prince of Bahrain, his Royal Highness Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, will inaugurate the event. Besides Ministerial level participation from several important countries, leading international opinion makers, experts, heads of organizations, and international media will also take part in The Manama Dialogue.

Aziz will be a keynote speaker on December 11th at Manama Dialogue. He will present Pakistan’s perspective on prevailing and emerging security challenges facing the region and the world at large.

Pakistan’s Ambassador to Bahrain Javed Malik would be organizing the Adviser’s bilateral meetings with the Foreign Minister of Bahrain, H.E Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmad Al Khalifa, and Ministers of other countries including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the U.K., and Canada among others.

Aziz will also meet the Secretary General of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). (ANI)