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King Receives Speaker of the Bahraini Parliament
Amman, 27 August 2003

His Majesty King Abdullah II, received on Wednesday Speaker of the Bahraini Parliament Khalifah Ahmed Al-Thahrani, who is currently on a visit to the Kingdom within the frame of cooperation between the parliaments of Jordan and Bahrain in the legislative and parliamentary fields.

The King affirmed, during the meeting which was attended by Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament Saad Hayel Srour and the Hashemite Royal Court Minister Faisal Al Fayez, his pride in the distinguished relations between Jordan and Bahrain. He also stressed Jordan's keenness to provide every possible support to Bahrain to ensure the success of its Parliamentary march.

The Bahraini official, who conveyed greetings of the King of Bahrain Hamad Ben Issa Al-Kahlifah to His Majesty, voiced admiration and pride in the steps that have been taken by King Abdullah to enhance democracy in Jordan.

Al Thahrani also affirmed his country's willingness to benefit from Jordan's parliamentary experience, most notably in the legislative fields.