Bahrain’s King meets Kushner at Middle East peace workshop

Jared Kushner speaks at the opening of the “Peace to Prosperity” conference in Manama on June 25, 2019. (Reuters)

Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa met on Tuesday with the US delegation participating in a workshop in Manama discussing a US economic plan for the Palestinians.

The delegation included senior White House adviser Jared Kushner and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the Bahrain state news agency BNA said. King Hamad also received a letter from US President Donald Trump, BNA said.

The “Peace to Prosperity” workshop aimed to encourage investment in the Palestinian Territories as the first part of a broader White House political plan to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:55 - GMT 06:55