Vice President of the Supreme Council for Environment His Highness Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid bin Isa Al Khalifa has stressed Bahrain's keenness to consolidate cooperation with the United Nations to help protect the environment locally, regionally and internationally.

HH Shaikh Faisal who received Director of the International Peace Institute Middle East & North Africa (IPI MENA) Nejib Friji stressed the importance of the institute in promoting peace and achieving sustainable development goals.

Friji praised the endeavours of the Supreme Council for Environment in protecting the environment, promoting sustainable development and boosting cooperation with international institutions and organizations. He highlighted Bahrain's embodiment of close partnership with the United Nations.

The meeting reviewed issues of shared interest.