11/23/2011

Bahrain Attends Key Forum in Kuwait

Kuwait - Nov. 22 (BNA) – Foreign Minister Assistant Undersecretary for Arab and Afro Asian Affairs and Organisations Dr. Shaikha Rana bint Isa Al-Khalifa led Bahrain's delegation to the G8 Forum for the Greater Middle East and North Africa. The event is being held in Kuwait under the auspices of Amir Shaikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah. Kuwait and France are co-chairing the symposium. Shaikh Sabah addressed the opening session, stressing the importance of the forum amid the current political, economic, and social conditions in the region and the world. He also stressed the ability of countries to overcome the current precarious situation by adopting innovative ways to address problems, taking into account people's legitimate aspirations while focusing on development to achieve economic security and social welfare. He pointed out the need to muster all efforts and promote constructive cooperation to achieve security and stability. Shaikh Sabah hailed the crucial role of youngsters, describing them as a cornerstone in nation-building efforts. AHN