HM King Hamad hails Bahrainis on elections’ success
TDT | Manama
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His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa praised Bahrainis’ active participation and high voter turnout in the parliamentary and municipal elections which reflects their sincere loyalty to the nation.
This came as HM the King received yesterday His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, at Al Sakhir Palace.
His Majesty expressed thanks and gratitude to HRH Prince Salman, hailing his dedicated efforts to serve Bahrain, support the Government Action development initiatives, and follow up on mega projects.
Present in the meeting were HM the King’s Personal Representative His Highness Shaikh Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa and HM the King’s Representative for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs, National Security Advisor His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
His Majesty hailed Bahraini women’s participation in the polls as voters and candidates, hailing the election of eight women MPs, and three female municipal councilors, which reflects their pivotal role in development and democratic process.
He extended thanks to all ministries and other relevant authorities, hailing their contributions to the success of the elections, which were marked by transparency and integrity. Also attending the meeting were Royal Court Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa and Finance and National Economy Minister Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa.
Beacon of peace
HM King Hamad praised the outcome and successful hosting of the Manama Dialogue, reiterating the commitment of Bahrain, the beacon of peace, to the principles of peace, neighbourliness and coexistence.
His Majesty affirmed Bahrain’s unwavering support to all efforts aimed to consolidate regional and global security, stability and peace, which are the pillars to achieve development, progress and prosperity.