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Pakistan, Bahrain sign several agreements

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Pakistan and Bahrain signed several agreements and MoUs (Memorandum of Understanding) for promotion of existing bilateral relations.

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These MoUs include promotion of education, establishing links between universities, arts and culture, promotion of small and medium scale businesses, and visa exemptions for diplomatic and special passport holders.

Both the countries signed an agreement to declare Islamabad and Manama as twin cities. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif led Pakistan in delegation-level talks with Bahrain delegation which was led by Prime Minister Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa at the Gudabiya Palace.

PM Nawaz said Pakistan and Bahrain share common perceptions on many regional and international issues and have an exemplary record. Bahrain is one of the favorite destinations for Pakistanis, he added.

The two leaders witnessed the signing of agreements between the two countries.


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