A delegation of former Presidents and Heads of organisations who won the Nobel Peace Prize, currently on a visit to the kingdom, yesterday paid visits to a number of heritage sites, landmarks and vital development projects in the kingdom.
Cabinet Affairs Minister, Mohammed Al Mutawa, and Shaikh Hussam bin Isa Al Khalifa accompanied the delegation during the tour. Members of the delegation toured the “Khalifa Town” housing project in the Southern Governorate, and were informed about its facilities, modern services and construction design combining Bahraini heritage and modern architectural styles.
They were also briefed about the project’s importance in supporting the kingdom’s policies and the government’s plans to meet the citizens’ housing needs. They voiced admiration for the “Khalifa Town”, noting that the tour provided them with an opportunity to be informed closely about the tremendous efforts being exerted by the Kingdom of Bahrain to achieve a housing and urban boom, commensurate with the advanced status the country enjoys at the international level in the field of human development. They stressed that the government, under the leadership of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has achieved many success stories in the field of sustainable development which earned the admiration and appreciation of international organizations.
They added that the civilisational, urban and housing boom currently witnessed by the kingdom is a living proof of its landmark achievements in various fields. Members of the delegation then visited the “Gravity Indoor Skydiving” building in Zallaq, and were informed by its General Manager, Khawla Al Hammadi, about the Gravity Village’s outstanding facilities and services.