‘Great humanity and compassion’
TDT | Manama
His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, highlighted yesterday the contributions of his fellow-volunteers from all across Bahrain, as the phase three clinical trials of the inactivated coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine reached its target of 6,000 participants.
HRH the Crown Prince said that the volunteers’ involvement is noble and charitable, and it shows great humanity and compassion. He noted that the scale of volunteering is a source of great pride, and will remain etched in the Kingdom’s history marking a humanitarian achievement on behalf of the nation and its people for the world.
HRH the Crown Prince said that the continued determination and unity of the Kingdom’s citizens and residents in supporting national efforts to combat COVID-19 remains central to overcoming the continuing challenges the virus presents.
HRH the Crown Prince expressed gratitude to frontline healthcare workers who have worked relentlessly day and night at various locations, and to Team Bahrain, who have supported national efforts to ensure that the health of the community is safeguarded.
HRH the Crown Prince emphasised that the Kingdom’s participation in the phase three trial has further strengthened its global humanitarian contribution, and wished the organisers of the trials every success in the next phases.
HRH the Crown Prince further expressed his appreciation for the efforts of all who have supported the different phases of the trials, including the clinical trials taking place in Bahrain, in China and in the UAE.
HRH the Crown Prince highlighted that the bilateral cooperation between Bahrain and the UAE in the trials will contribute to producing a safe vaccine to benefit all.