Bahrain Oil and Gas Affairs Minister to visit Moscow

Oil and Gas Affairs Minister and National Oil and Gas Authority Chairman Dr Abdulhussain bin Ali Mirza today received an invitation from Russian First Deputy Premier and Oil and Energy Minister Viktor Zubkov to visit Moscow. Russian Ambassador to Bahrain Viktor Smirnov delivered the invitation.

Dr Mirza hailed strong bilateral relations bonding Bahrain and the Russian Federation, announcing that he would visit Moscow soon to discuss joint cooperation in the the field of natural gas in particular.He cited the landmark visit of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa last December to Russia, during which a key memorandum of cooperation had been signed.Dr Mirza and the Russian diplomat discussed key economic issues.A H N BNA