Director-General of Culture and Arts at the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA), Shaikha Hala bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, has received the Egyptian Ambassador to Bahrain, Yasser Mohammed Ahmed Shaaban.

Shaikha Hala stressed the importance of strengthening cooperation between BACA and the Egyptian Embassy here, praising the joint cultural projects implemented over the past years thanks to such cooperation.

She also updated the Ambassador about the latest BACA’s programmes and activities, noting that BACA’s 2020 programme is themed “Dilmun Density Citadel”.

The two sides discussed ways to enhance cooperation between Bahrain and Egypt regarding cultural, artistic and heritage work to boost bilateral cultural tourism.

The ambassador lauded BACA’s efforts to develop cultural ties with Arab countries.