Investing in society crucial to overcoming challenges: Bahrain
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune –www.newsofbahrain.com
Investing in society is the right way to succeed and overcome challenges, said Deputy King, adding COVID-19 pandemic had proved this to the world.
“The awareness of the people of Bahrain, their determination and responsibility in following COVID-19 measures resulted in Bahrain winning the battle against the pandemic,” said HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, hailing the tremendous efforts of frontline healthcare professionals and supporting staff.
“The exceptional health circumstances the world had gone through due to outbreak has proven that investing in people is the right bet and way to achieve success amid challenges,” added HRH Prince Salman.
His Royal Highness further stressed the importance of preserving the achievements of the Gulf Cooperation Council nations in the health sector and continue pushing it towards broader horizons to achieve sustainability in providing health services with high quality and efficiency.
This came as the Deputy King received at Riffa Palace the GCC Ministers of Health participating in the 7th meeting of the GCC Ministers of Health Committee and the 84th GCC Health Ministers General Conference, hosted by Bahrain.
His Royal Highness welcomed the Ministers to Bahrain and wished them success in enhancing health cooperation among the GCC countries.
Prince Salman highlighted the Council of the GCC Health Ministers’ role in following up with health plans and programmes that aim to continue preserving the health and safety of GCC citizens and residents.
The GCC Ministers thanked His Royal Highness for the commitment to continue strengthening joint GCC cooperation within the health sector and Bahrain’s contribution to the success of the 84th GCC Health Ministers General Conference.
The Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Dr Nayef Falah M. Al-Hajraf, the Minister of Finance and National Economy, Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, and the Minister of Health, Faeqa bint Saeed Al-Saleh also attended the meeting.