Human rights system in Bahrain moving towards more national achievements: Speaker Zainal
TDT | Manama
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Bahrain’s human rights system is moving steadily towards more national achievements and civilised initiatives that are transparent, responsible and credible.
This was emphasised by Speaker Fawzia bint Abdullah Zainal as he received Bahrain Ambassador to the US Shaikh Abdulla bin Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa.
The Speaker noted that it is in accordance with the humanitarian, legal and international human rights standards, in light of the comprehensive development process of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
She expressed the parliament’s deep pride in the efforts of the esteemed government headed by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, in caring for human rights in various fields and promoting the human rights culture at all levels.
Zainal indicated that the Representatives’ Council is keen to strengthen parliamentary diplomacy in cooperation with the Foreign Affairs Ministry and Bahraini embassies abroad, to highlight all civilisational achievements in general, and human rights in particular, to show the development and progress witnessed by the Bahraini human rights record.
She praised the Ambassador’s important role in promoting Bahraini-American parliamentary relations, enhancing cooperation in various fields that are in the interest of the two friendly countries, and consolidating close historical relations.
Shaikh Abdulla expressed his appreciation to the Speaker and all members of the legislative branch, for their continuous and effective efforts to serve the country and citizens, advance the role of parliamentary diplomacy in international forums, and demonstrate the high democratic approach and the human rights record.
He hailed the Bahrain parliament’s communication with the councils and parliaments in other countries and its outstanding interest in strengthening relations and cooperation with the US Congress.