Dr. Muhammad Abdul Ghaffar, His Majesty the King’s Advisor for Diplomatic Affairs and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies, received H.E. Ambassador Wong Kwok Pun, the Republic of Singapore Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh, at his office on Sunday 12th February. During the meeting Dr. Abdul Ghaffar stressed the importance of strengthening bilateral relations and strategic alliances with think-tanks in the Republic of Singapore in view of the fact that a focus on regional and strategic developments in East Asia by a number of think-tanks in the Republic, contributes towards progress on commercial and economic activities of the region. Ways in which to benefit from the expertise and experience of the Republic of Singapore, especially in the field of strategic, international and energy studies were also considered. Developments and political changes taking place throughout the Arab World, as well as strategic developments, were additionally discussed.