Health minister receives US ambassador
Manama, June 13 (BNA): Health Minister Faeqa bint Saeed Al Saleh received the American Ambassador to Bahrain Justin Hicks Siberell. The minister stressed the importance of strengthening relations between the two countries, especially in the health field, indicating the interest and continuous support given by the Government of Bahrain to the health sector through its great support and its keenness on the access of all health services to citizens and residents with high quality. They discussed the possibility of drafting a memorandum of cooperation between the two sides in the field of health, which includes training and building Bahraini capacities in medical specialties and medical research such as cancer and some chronic diseases, as well as benefiting from the American experience in the Visiting Doctor programme. She wished the American ambassador success in his diplomatic mission, wishing him further success. The ambassador expressed his appreciation to the minister, stressing his readiness to strengthen cooperation, wishing the Health Ministry further progress and prosperity.