Education ‘catalyst’ for development | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

Education ‘catalyst’ for development

TDT | Manama

The Daily Tribune –

Bahrain is fully committed to supporting the education sector as a catalyst for the Kingdom’s comprehensive development under His Majesty the King’s leadership.

This was emphasised by His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, Deputy Prime Minister, who chaired yesterday’s weekly Cabinet meeting, held remotely, marking the occasion of International Day of Education on Sunday.

The Cabinet conveyed its sincere congratulations to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on his award of Legion of Merit, Degree of Chief Commander, by former US President Donald Trump in recognition of His Majesty’s contribution to global security and stability and appreciation of his unwavering support for Bahraini-American cooperation.

The Cabinet denounced the attempts of terrorist Houthi militia to target civilian areas in Riyadh, affirming that Bahrain stands by Saudi Arabia in full support of all the measures it takes to preserve security, stability and safety of its citizens.

It also condemned the double suicide bombing in the Iraqi capital Baghdad and expressed its sincere condolences to the president of Iraq, the Iraqi Government and its citizens and the victims of the terrorist bombing, wishing the injured a full and speedy recovery.

The Cabinet discussed several memorandums during the meeting and outlined the following outcomes: Firstly: The Approval of the following memorandums: 1.

A memorandum from the Civil Service Council on restructuring the Ministry of Health by removing the positions of three Assistant Undersecretaries and two Directorates and creating an Assistant Undersecretary position and merging two Directorates.

The restructuring is part of the implementation of the Public Hospitals and Primary Health Centres Autonomy project in order to develop health services.

The memorandum also included restructuring Bahrain Polytechnic by changing the position name of a Deputy CEO, merging two Directorates, and altering one Directorate’s subordination. 2.

A memorandum from the Ministerial Committee for Legal and Legislative Affairs regarding the company types which sports clubs may adopt, rules which govern their work and mechanisms of control over them, and the conditions to license shares in them. 3.

A memorandum from the Ministerial Committee for Legal and Legislative Affairs regarding the naming of the Minister of Electricity and Water Affairs as the responsible minister to answer for the Water Resource Council in front of the legislative branch’s two chambers. 4.

A memorandum from the Ministerial Committee for Financial and Economic Affairs and Fiscal Balance regarding the accession of several government agencies to the Bahrain Credit Reference Bureau, and the recommendation of the committee, after considering the views of the Council of Representatives, to limit government agencies’ accession to the centre to 10 entities instead of 18 at the current stage, and to subject this to a trial phase.