By Nawal Sayed
CAIRO, Jan. 11 (SEE) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is leaving Cairo within less than two hours, heading to Manama, Bahrain where he will hold discussions with Bahraini king and high-profile officials.
Pompeo’s two-day visit to Cairo has been accomplished after meeting with President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Director of General Intelligence Service Abbas Kamel, delivering a historic speech at the AUC, New Cairo campus, metting with personnel of US Embassy in Cairo and visiting the newly-opened mosque and church at the New Administrative Capital.
The Secretary is expected to arrive in Manama to attend a working lunch with King Hamad bin Isa Al KHalifa, Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa at 1:20 pm (Bahrain Local Time).
Then, Secretary Pompeo will meet with personnel of U.S. Embassy Manama, in Manama, Bahrain, before he tours and receives a briefing from the United States Naval Forces Central Command, in Manama, Bahrain.