Israel Celebrates Its Independence Day in Bahrain

Photo by Israeli Embassy in Bahrain on 1 June, 2023
By TPS • 1 June, 2023

Jerusalem, 1 June, 2023 (TPS) — The Israeli Embassy in Bahrain marked the 75th anniversary of the Jewish state’s founding with a gala event in Manama on Wednesday night attended by Bahraini notables.

The government of Bahrain was represented at the event by Minister of Industry and Commerce Abdulla bin Adel Fakhro. The guest list included additional government officials, members of the academia, entrepreneurs and others.

The reception featured an exhibition of photos taken by the Bahraini youth delegation that visited Israel last year.

Israeli ambassador to Bahrain Eitan Na’eh emphasized the importance of the growing cooperation between the two countries’ private sectors, and ties between their young generations.

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The reception in Bahrain’s capital follows the landmark 2020 Abraham Accords which saw Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Morocco normalize relations with Israel.

Israeli President Isaac Herzog visited Bahrain on an official state visit last year.

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