All in against COVID-19!

TDT | Manama

His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, reaffirmed yesterday that Bahrain has mobilised the full strength of its resources in order to safeguard public health and overcome obstacles imposed by the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

HRH the Crown Prince added that such a move was taken under the wise leadership of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. HRH the Crown Prince was speaking as he chaired yesterday a meeting of the Government Executive Committee, held remotely. During the meeting, a decision was taken directing the National Taskforce for Combatting COVID-19 to set mechanisms for expanding facemask wearing in public settings.

This is in consideration of a report submitted by the national taskforce, headed by Supreme Council of Health chairman Lieutenant-General Dr. Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa. On this note, HRH the Crown Prince reiterated that Bahrain continues to develop policies to mitigate the virus, and expressed appreciation for the dedicated efforts of Team Bahrain to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

HRH the Crown Prince also stressed that, at this current stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, the responsibility of each member of Bahraini society is to protect themselves, their family and their community through a responsible commitment to precautionary measures and official public health guidelines.