HM King Hamad appoints HRH Prince Salman as Prime Minister of Bahrain
TDT | Manama
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His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Royal Order (36) of 2022 appointing His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander, as Prime Minister and assigning him to nominate members of the new Cabinet, in compliance with article 46 of the constitution.
The Royal Order shall take effect from the date of its issuance and be published in the Official Gazette.
His Majesty received a reply from HRH Prince Salman, in response to the Royal Order assigning him to form the Cabinet.
HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister expressed thanks and gratitude to HM the King for the assignment, pledging to continue assuming the responsibility to the fullest.
Earlier, HM King Hamad issued Royal Order (35) of 2022, accepting the Cabinet’s resignation.
The royal order stipulates that HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister has been assigned to take care of urgent state affairs pending the formation of the new Cabinet.
His Royal Highness submitted the resignation of the Cabinet to His Majesty, in accordance with clause (e) of Article (33), which stipulates the re-formation of the Cabinet at the start of each legislative term of the National Assembly.
HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister said that he was honoured by the royal trust bestowed upon him to serve as Prime Minister and complete the implementation of the 2019-2022 Government Programme, set national priorities, formulate policies and launch initiatives, along with Cabinet members, in accordance with the royal visions and aspirations to move forward in all paths of development and strive to transform challenges into promising opportunities to achieve inspiring success stories across various fields so that Bahrain always remains an advanced model in development and progress.
HRH Prince Salman affirmed that in compliance with HM the King’s directives, and thanks to the will and determination of Team Bahrain, the Kingdom has successfully confronted the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and carried on its efforts to implement the Fiscal Balance Program and achieve its goals with the highest levels of efficiency despite the challenges facing the global economy.
HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister also asserted that all government plans and programmes, including the Economic Recovery Plan, have taken into account the various dimensions of development and their variables, as well as the process of constant innovation and development that they require in terms of planning and elaborate implementation to reach the desired goals.
He asserted that achieving the objectives of the comprehensive development process, led by HM the King, requires continuing to work with determination, sincerity and strong will by developing government performance and its outcomes, enhancing the quality of government services, and continuing to consolidate the values of competitiveness, sustainability and fairness, in cooperation with the legislative branch to achieve a prosperous present and a bright future for the nation and the citizens.