Bahrain King visits Britain

Published July 21st, 2002 - 02:00 GMT

Bahrain’s King Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa arrived in Britain on Sunday, where he is due to hold talks with Prime Minister Tony Blair on the Middle East peace process, officials said.  

 

Sheikh Hamad is also expected to meet with Prince Charles and Britain's Defense Secretary Geoff Hoon during the visit, the Saudi press agency reported.  

 

Meanwhile, Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Bahrain's ambassador in London said the King was delighted to visit Britain. "Britain and Bahrain have had long and historic links," and bilateral "relations are at an all time high," he added. (Albawaba.com) 

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