At the directives of King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Order of King Abdulaziz, Second Class honored Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Dr. Abdul Latif al-Zayani.
Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdulaziz bestowed the honor to his counterpart; granted by King Salman in recognition of the efforts he exerted during his tenure as Gulf Cooperation Council secretary-general.
Prince Faisal received Zayani in Riyadh on Monday. They held talks on bilateral relations between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain; as well as cooperation between them in various regional and international affairs and joint work to establish peace and security.
Prince Faisal expressed great appreciation to the efforts Zayani exerted while he served as GCC chief; wishing him success in his new role as Bahrain’s foreign minister.
He said he was looking forward to the continued coordination and cooperation between Riyadh and Manama.
For his part, Zayani said he was honored by King Salman’s gesture; expressing his deep gratitude to the support the Saudi leadership showed him; during his time at the helm of the GCC.
He hailed the prominent role Saudi Arabia plays in deepening cooperation; between the Gulf countries in order to achieve the council’s goals.