EXCHANGE OF CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES BETWEEN THE FOREIGN MINISTERS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS AND THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION ON THE FIFTEENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF BILATERAL DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS

Posted on: January 14, 2019

PRESS RELEASE

EXCHANGE OF CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES BETWEEN THE FOREIGN MINISTERS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS AND THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION ON THE FIFTEENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF BILATERAL DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS

The Honourable Darren A. Henfield, MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, and His Excellency Sergey V. Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, exchanged congratulatory messages today on the occasion of fifteen (15) years of diplomatic relations between the two countries (14 January 2004).

Minister Henfield, in his message, noted that The Bahamas and Russia, in their short but important official ties, have enjoyed friendly and cordial relations based on mutual trust and respect. He noted that the two countries support the fundamental principles of international law, which have fostered common ground for friendship and co-operation. In that vein, he welcomed the mutual support extended in their successful bids for membership on international bodies, as well as their commitments in the spheres of sustainable development and climate change, and the fight against drug trafficking, terrorism and organised crime.

Ministers Henfield and Lavrov expressed their desire for both countries to continue working cordially together to strengthen the scope of their existing relations at the international level as well as bilaterally.

Minister Henfield also took the opportunity to extend congratulations to Minister Lavrov for the fifteenth anniversary year of his appointment and service as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of his country.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Nassau, The Bahamas

14 January 2019

All News

REMARKS BY MR PETER DEVEAUX-ISAACS, PERMANENT SECRETARY, ON THE OCCASION OF THE CELEBRATION OF THE 2020 CHINESE SPRING FESTIVAL IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS

The Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd, MP, Minister of Education, The Hon. Brian Moree, QC, Chief Justice, Dame Marguerite Pindling, Former Governor-General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, The Hon. Philip Davis, MP, Leader of Her Majesty’s Official Opposition, Members of Parliament, Your Excellency, Ambassador HUANG Qinguo, and Madam ZHENG Chuncao, Senior Government Officials, Members of the…

2020 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS OF OAS MEMBER STATES — GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

The Department of Human Development, Education & Employment of the Executive Secretariat for Integral Development, through the OAS Partnerships Program for Education & Training, invites Bahamian nationals to submit applications to become recipients of scholarships and study in China at all levels.   The document also lists the following info: Application criteria & eligibility Scholarship…

India’s High Commissioner Pays Courtesy Call at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

NASSAU, The Bahamas — India’s High Commissioner to The Bahamas His Excellency M. Sevala Naik (centre left) paid a courtesy call at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, January 8, 2020 where he was greeted by Permanent Secretary Peter Deveaux Isaacs and other officials of the Ministry.  Pictured from left during the courtesy call: Foreign Service…

The Commonwealth of The Bahamas and The Republic of Belarus Establish Diplomatic Relations

9th December 2019- The Commonwealth of The Bahamas and the Republic of Belarus formalised diplomatic relation through the execution of a Joint Communique on the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations. . The signing ceremony was held at the Permanent Mission of the Republic Belarus to the United Nations – New York. Her Excellency Ms. Sheila Carey,…

REMARKS BY THE HONOURABLE DARREN A. HENFIELD, MP, MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS

Nassau, The Bahamas Monday, 16th December 2019   My Parliamentary Colleague and High Commissioner to CARICOM Reuben Rahming; The Dean of the Diplomatic Corps (Ambassador HUANG Qinguo, People’s Republic of China) (Our host) The Dean of the Honorary Consular Corps (Mr Maxwell Gibson, Republic of Korea) Excellencies, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Members of the…