Second Bahrain-Saudi Arabia causeway to be named “King Hamad Causeway”
Embassy Newsletter September 16 2014
Jeddah Sep. 5 (BNA): The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has endorsed the project to construct a second causeway that will link the Kingdom of Bahrain with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
King Abdullah’s endorsement of the causeway was announced during his meeting with His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in Jeddah.
King Abdullah said that the new causeway between northern Bahrain and Saudi Arabia would be called “King Hamad Causeway”.
King Hamad expressed his thanks and gratitude to King Abdullah for his generous initiative and his strong support to the consolidation of relations between the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
The new terrestrial link is expected to consolidate economic, social and cultural relations and cooperation between the GCC countries.
The first causeway between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia was opened in November 1986.