Turkish foreign minister meets Bahraini counterpart in Manama

Joint Economic Commission meeting between 2 countries planned to take place in March, says diplomatic source

The Turkish foreign minister on Sunday met with his Bahraini counterpart as part of his official visit to the Gulf country.

Mevlut Cavusoglu and his Bahraini counterpart Abdullatif Bin Rashid Alzayani had a meeting in the capital Manama, according to a diplomatic source.

The two ministers discussed joint cooperation aimed at enhancing economic and trade relations.

A meeting of the Joint Economic Commission between the two countries is planned to take place in March, said the source on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

Cavusoglu is on a visit to Bahrain at the invitation of Alzayani.

He is also expected to meet Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and Crown Prince and Prime Minister Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa.