King Hamad bestowing Bahrain's highest medal on Erdoğan (Image Credit: BNA)

Bahrain, Turkey deepen cooperation

King Hamad, Erdogan stress commitment to stability in region

Manama: Bahrain and Turkey have signed a slew of accords to deepen their relations and broaden their cooperation.

The memoranda of understanding were signed in the presence of King Hamad Bin Eisa Al Khalifa and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who had arrived a few hours earlier in Bahrain on the first leg of his three-country four-day Gulf tour.

The cooperation agreements covered the military industry sector, education, and visa fee exemptions.

King Hamad in his welcome speech hailed Erdogan’s visit to Bahrain, his “second home” saying that it reflected the “robust fraternal ties” and the “growth of shared interests” between the two countries...Read more...