HRH Crown Prince Meets ECSSR Director-General

  • 5 December 2013

His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister today met with His Excellency Dr Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi, the Director General of the Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR).

The meeting looked at the strong relations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, as well as the broader ties across the GCC, with the Director General providing His Royal Highness with insights into the research work of the ECSSR.

Looking at the growing development of world-class research institutions in the region, His Royal Highness praised the quality of research data being generated in the GCC noting its accuracy, reliability and insightfulness. Marking out the work of the ECSSR, His Royal Highness praised its particular achievements in political and economic research. In assessing the work of the ECSSR and its relevance to Bahrain, His Royal Highness also highlighted the benefits that come from the collaboration and co-operation between Bahrain and the UAE that’s built on strong, longstanding ties and shared values.

In response, the Director General expressed his gratitude for His Royal Highness’s support and for the opportunity to meet. He went on to thank His Royal Highness for the praise he afforded both the ECSSR and the UAE as a whole.

Also attending the meeting was the chairman of the Bahrain Journalists Association (BJA), Moaness Al Mardi.