UAE Leaders Congratulate Bahrain on it Golden Jubilee

  • Publish date: Thursday، 16 December 2021
UAE Leaders Congratulate Bahrain on it Golden Jubilee

UAE’s president, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, sent a message of goodwill to the King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, also sent messages to King Hamad and to Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister of Bahrain.

This month’s celebration marks the accession of King Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa on December 16, 1961, and under whose reign the country became independent.

King Hamad bin Isa, also received a goodwill message from Pope Francis I with the opening of the new Our Lady of Arabia cathedral, the largest Catholic church in the Gulf.

Bahrain is a place with a rich history. Archaeologists believe the island may have been the heart of the Dilmun Empire, which dominated the Arabian Gulf at least 4,000 years ago.

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