Dr. Jihad Abdullah Al Fadhel, the second deputy Chairman of Bahrain's Shura Council, submitted Bahrain's parliamentary delegation's membership request to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM), during her participation in the 49th PAM Bureau meeting.
She affirmed Bahrain’s interest in joining parliamentary alliances in line with the directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and Bahrain's parliamentary diplomacy approach that is underpinned by nationally embraced values of moderation and openness.
The Chairman emphasized the prominent role of PAM as a leading parliamentary organisation, stressing the importance of cooperation with regional and international stakeholders.
Dr. Al Fadhel noted the efforts of PAM in identifying and addressing the most prominent global challenges facing member states, expressing the parliamentary delegation's interest in supporting those efforts.
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) is an international organization established in 2005 by the national parliaments of the countries of the Euro-Mediterranean region.
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) granted permanent observer status to the Mediterranean Parliament during its sixty-fourth session in December 2009.
PAM’s headquarters is located in Naples, Italy and is currently led by Morocco's House of Councillors Speaker, Enaam Mayara, for the term 2023-2024.