HM King Hamad directs government to adopt initiatives to sustain Bahrain economic stability and progress
TDT | Manama
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His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa gave directives to the government to adopt initiatives that would sustain the Kingdom’s economic stability and progress in all fields, and provide quality opportunities for the Bahraini citizens.
HM the King stressed that the Bahraini citizens should always remain the main pillars of the development and nation-building processes, as well as all government programmes.
He affirmed that the government is committed to undertaking its national tasks and responsibilities through its programmes for the next four years, expressing great confidence in the citizens to carry out their national duties and role in the development to the fullest.
His Majesty was speaking as he chaired the weekly Cabinet meeting, attended by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, at the Gudaibiya Palace yesterday.
HM King Hamad lauded the Kingdom’s wide-ranging achievements, and praised the steadily developing performance of the government, commending the role played by HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister in leading the government’s work towards more development, ensuring continuous excellence and perfect performance.
His Majesty also directed the government to continue adopting initiatives that would raise the level of food security in the Kingdom and support national food production. Tackling executive-legislature cooperation, HM the King described it as the cornerstone of the development and modernisation the Kingdom is currently witnessing in all fields.
He stressed that the achievements of the two branches and their efforts are a catalyst for more progress. HM King Hamad lauded the level of the ongoing constructive cooperation and fruitful coordination between the two branches to achieve the objectives of the comprehensive development process.
He also expressed his pride in the role played by the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) and its brave personnel who always showcase the highest values of loyalty and bravery in carrying out the patriotic tasks entrusted to them.
HM the King affirmed that the BDF constitutes the nation’s preventive shield and solid bulwark, extending sincere congratulations to the BDF commanders, officers and soldiers on the occasion of the BDF’s 55th anniversary, as well as thanks and appreciation to them for the roles they play with efficiency, professionalism and unwavering readiness to defend the homeland.
Tackling health issues, HM the King said that the King Hamad American Mission Hospital, inaugurated recently in A’ali, will improve the health and treatment services in the kingdom, noting that it reflects the successful long-stranding partnership between Bahrain and the US. He also commended the role played by the American Mission Hospital over the past 120 years, being among the first hospitals in the region.