His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday conferred the “HRH Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Award for Sustainable Development 2018” on former UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, in recognition of his efforts and contributions in serving humanity and promoting global peace, security and achieving sustainable development goals.
HRH the Premier congratulated Ban Ki-moon on winning the award, noting his accomplishments and contributions that enriched the collective international community’s efforts to achieve the universal goals of humanity. His Royal Highness affirmed that Ban Ki-moon has meritoriously deserved the award in consideration of his long career efforts of boosting the international cooperation vis-à-vis sustainable development goals.
HRH the Premier noted Ban Ki-moon’s efforts focusing on the Millennium sustainable development goals and accelerating the momentum of assisting countries and peoples in this regard and paving solid ground on which countries, including Bahrain, relied in their efforts of implementing the United Nations (UN)’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs2030).
HRH the Premier said we strongly support the efforts of the international community to boost the sustainable development goals and we seek, through this award, to project the individual and collective efforts and initiatives contributing in this field, considering them as exemplary drivers on the path of constructive humanitarian work.