Bahrain, Cyprus explore “promising opportunities” to enhance cooperation

Oil Minister Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa has stressed the need to boost relations between Bahrain and Cyprus to achieve development and prosperity for the two friendly countries and peoples, and particularly cooperation and investment opportunities in oil and gas.

Shaikh Mohammed and Cyprus Energy, Commerce and Industry Minister Natassa Pilidou held a meeting on the sidelines of the visit of the Cypriot President to Bahrain

“I noted the importance of the visit and its role in strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two friendly countries,” Shaikh Mohammed told a media briefing following their meeting.

“I indicated that the oil sector in the Kingdom of Bahrain is a priority sector, and we discussed various promising opportunities to enhance cooperation between the two countries in this field,” he said.

Shaikh Mohammed briefed Pilidou on the most prominent projects in this sector on which the ministry is working Bahrain, with an indication of their outcomes in achieving the Kingdom’s aspirations for the development of the sector.

“We agreed on the importance of continuing to strengthen cooperation and coordination for the benefit of the two friendly countries and peoples. We also discussed a number of current developments pertaining to the oil sector at the regional and international levels,” Shaikh Mohammed said.

Pilidou said she was looking forward to building on the results of the fruitful meeting she held with Shaikh Mohammed and lauded the initiatives taken by Bahrain to develop the oil sector.

Source: Bahrain News Agency