Mon, 06 June 2022
Exploring the historic diplomatic ties between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United Kingdom
HM The Queen extends personal invitation to HM King Hamad who visited the UK and attended the Royal Windsor Horse Show and a private luncheon at Windsor Castle
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister for South Asia, North Africa, the United Nations and the Commonwealth at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office visited Bahrain
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Minister for the Armed Forces) Rt Hon James Heappey MP, visited Bahrain. Meetings with Bahrain National Security Advisor His Highness Major General Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa and Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Commander in Chief of the Bahrain Defence Forces
Maritime Component Command (UKMCC) – Commander Royal Guard Special Forces Visit. The United Kingdom Maritime Component Command and HMS MONTROSE hosted a visit by His Highness Lieutenant Colonel Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Commander of the Royal Guard Special Forces.
United Kingdom Maritime Component Command (UKMCC) hosted a visit from Bahrain National Security Advisor His Highness Major General Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, for a visit to HMS MONTROSE.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson received HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa Crown Prince, and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain in Downing Street for an hour-long meeting on a range of issues from trade to security.
New Royal Navy operations hub opens in the Gulf.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron visited Bahrain to meet with the Kingdom’s Crown Prince and business leaders
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson makes speech at the Manama Dialogue in Bahrain
Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit to Bahrain and the Gulf Co-operation Council
Visit to Bahrain by HRH Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall
200th anniversary of Bahrain-UK relations.
Launch of UK-Bahrain Joint Ministerial Working Group
GREAT British Week took place. Hosted in conjunction with the third international Bahrain Air Show, the GREAT British Week was an important part of the build-up to mark the 200th anniversary of bilateral relations between the United Kingdom and Bahrain.
Visit by Bahrain’s Parliamentarians to the House of Commons for talks with British Parliamentarians
On June 13, 2007, a co-operation agreement was signed between Bahrain Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange.
Visit of the Princess Royal, Princess Anne, to the Kingdom of Bahrain during which she met with officials.
State visit of the late Amir of Bahrain, Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa to the UK
Visit by UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to Bahrain
The Bahrain British Business Forum was formed.
Visit by HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh to Bahrain.
British Airways first Concorde Service from London Heathrow to Bahrain
Bahrain formally becomes independent of the UK
The Letter from British Ambassador to the late Amir of Bahrain, Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa can be found in the Bahrain National Museum.
Political Agency Building – later British Embassy – was built on its current site in Manama
The Princess Royal, Princess Alice and her husband the Earl of Athlone visited Bahrain and Saudi Arabia in the winter of 1938. She was the first member of the British royal family to visit the country and the only one to meet King Abdulaziz.
PLATINUM JUBILEE CELEBRATORY EVENTS
21st May - Green Canopy Tree Planting and Tour of New Site (Nadeen School)
29th May - St Christopher’s Jubilee Songs of Praise
1st June - British Preparatory School - Jubilee Cake Competition
2nd June - Capital School - Jubilee Party Picnic
3rd June - British Club Street Party and Dilmun Club Jubilee Brunch
4th June - British School Jubilee Festival
Lulu Supermarket British Week Launch
6th June - Scout Group of Bahrain - Queen’s Green Canopy - Tree Planting
8th June - Embassy Gala Dinner
10th June - BBBF Jubilee Cocktail Evening