World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish Parliament Speaker Cemil Cicek was received by King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain during his official visit to capital Manama on Tuesday.
Except for a brief appearance for photographs, the meeting at the Sakhir Palace in Manama was closed to the press.
After the meeting, Cicek and the accompanying Turkish delegation visited Beit al-Quran (House of Quran), a museum housing a large collection of Qurans including rare manuscripts from different parts of the world, and different periods of Islamic history.
Bahrain king hails 'distinguished' relations with Turkey
Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on Tuesday hailed "distinguished" relations between the kingdom and Turkey.
Speaking during a meeting with visiting Turkish parliament speaker Cemil Cicek, the Bahrain monarch said Bahrain-Turkish relations are based on "mutual cooperation and respect", according to the Bahraini news agency.
He praised Turkish efforts under President Abdullah Gul to bolster peace, security and stability for serving the good of the Islamic world.
Tuesday's meeting tackled bilateral relations between Bahrain and Turkey along with a host of regional and international issues.Güncelleme Tarihi: 08 Ocak 2014, 09:39