MANAMA: HRH the Premier yesterday paid tribute to loyal Bahrain people for standing united as a bulwark defending their country against subversive conspiracies.
"The recent unrest has revealed the genuine mettle of citizens and revealed to the world the unity between people and the leadership in times of adversity," he said.
His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa paid homage to citizens in a telephone call to Bahrain radio programme: Good Morning Bahrain. He lauded them for rallying behind the leadership, describing their patriotism and good feelings as no alien to Bahrainis.
"We pledge to be always with you and continue efforts for Bahrain's present and future," he said describing his love for Bahrain people as deep in his heart.
He lauded loyal citizens for their hounourable mobilisation against wicked plots to damage people's achievements and resources.
"Bahrain has emerged stronger today than ever thanks to your heroic stance", he said.
Paying tribute to His Majesty King Hamad, he hoped the people would continue to ensure Bahrain's honourable future.
He lauded the ministers for helping him carry out the King's directives and playing a crucial role in ensuring security, stability and serenity return to Bahrain.
He also paid homage to loyal citizens, describing them as a source of pride. "This day is yours. Any celebration is unthinkable without you. We belong to each other. We make up a family in one body. Nothing will do us part, inshallah", he said.
HRH the Premier praised Bahrain Radio and Television Corporation staff and journalists for their instrumental patriotic role, taking pride in their dedication to serve their nation.
He also extended thanks and appreciation to GCC countries, particularly Saudi Arabia, led by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdulla bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, for supporting Bahrain's security and stability.