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Food security vital says King.

MANAMA: His Majesty King Hamad yesterday affirmed the great importance accorded by Bahrain to national food security.

It is a top priority in light of the kingdom's unwavering keenness to promote innovation and modern technology in agricultural development, he said.

He commended the UAE's pioneering civilisational and development march and its pivotal accomplishments in achieving food security at the national, regional and international level.

He was speaking when he received at Sakhir Palace UAE Minister of State for Food Security Mariam bint Saeed Hareb Al Mehiri.

She conveyed to him greetings of UAE President Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

The King also praised deep-rooted relations between both countries.

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Publication:Gulf Daily News (Manama, Bahrain)
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Date:Feb 7, 2020
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