HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa delegated HH Southern Governor Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali Al Khalifa to attend a reception hosted by Ambassador Hideki Ito of Japan to mark the Japanese Emperor’s 85th birthday.

HH Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali conveyed HRH the Premier’s congratulations to the Japanese Emperor and wishes of good health and happiness and to the Japanese people further progress and prosperity. 

He pointed out the depth of the friendship bilateral relations and cooperation, stressing Bahrain’s keenness to boost them in the interest of both countries and their peoples. 

The Japanese Ambassador expressed appreciation of HRH the Premier’s interest in promoting the bilateral relations, highlighting his country’s eagerness to broaden cooperation at various levels.