Bahrain’s efforts to promote world peace were highlighted by a top Foreign Ministry official. This came as Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA)’s Undersecretary and Chairperson of the National Committee on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons as well as their Destruction, Dr. Shaikha Rana bint Isa bin Daij Al Khalifa, opened a workshop on the topic.
The two-day workshop held in cooperation with the Committee’s Group of Expert, established pursuant to UN Security Council Resolution 1540/2004 on Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) with the participation of the National Committee’s members and representatives from all concerned ministries and government bodies. Dr. Shaikha Rana affirmed Bahrain’s keenness to promote peace and security across the world, praising the Kingdom’s outstanding role in supporting the efforts of the international community to prevent WMD proliferation and fall in terrorists’ hands.
She added that the workshop came in implementation of the Committee’s plan of action, which includes consolidation of international cooperation and was out of the belief that there was an urgent need for concerted international efforts to back the resolution and activate its mechanisms. The Committee experts expressed their appreciation for having been invited by Bahrain to this important workshop by the National Committee, which is the first of its kind in the country, looking forward to engaging in further constructive cooperation in all legislative and executive areas of the resolution.