The Ambassador of France, H.E. Mr. Bernard Régnauld-Fabre has hosted a reception at the Sofitel Bahrain to celebrate France’s National Day. Among the guests was His Highness Shaikh Salman Bin Khalifa El Khalifa, special advisor of the Prime Minister.
Other guests included several government officials, MPs, diplomats, academics, military officials and representatives of civil society and the business community. In total, around 600 guests attended the event. All were treated to French gastronomy, making the reception a truly memorable occasion for all.
The Ambassador of France, H.E. Mr. Bernard Régnauld-Fabre, opened the ceremony with a speech praising the bilateral relations.
During the reception, Mr. Khalid Fakhro, President of the Alliance Française of Bahrain was awarded the Insignia of Chevalier of the Legion of Honour on behalf of the French government, for his efforts to promote the French language.
Moreover, a special concert was performed by the Bahraini band BG Harmony, accompanied by Hugo, a young French artist.
The French Embassy wishes to thank all sponsors for their generous assistance.