HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister Chairs weekly cabinet Meeting

His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, today chaired the weekly cabinet meeting, held remotely.

The cabinet highlighted the progress made by the National Vaccination Campaign on the occasion of World Vaccination Week, noting that high vaccine uptake and a strong commitment to precautionary measures is the path to overcoming COVID-19.

The cabinet then praised the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s efforts in stimulating commercial activities, and instructed the formation of a working group, to follow up on recommendations made by the Joint Economic Committee – which is chaired by the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism.

Later, the cabinet extended its condolences to Arab Republic of Egypt’s President, government and people following a passenger train collision in Qalubia Provence.

The cabinet discussed a number of memorandums during the meeting and outlined the following outcomes:

Firstly: The approval of the following memorandums:

The Ministerial Committee for Legal and Legislative Affairs on the request for approval to sign the Strategic Cooperation and Sustainable Development Framework (2020-2022) between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Resident Coordinator in the Kingdom of Bahrain, which establishes the framework for cooperation.

The Ministerial Committee for Financial and Economic Affairs and Fiscal Balance on the developments of the East Sitra housing project and the measures it took to accelerate its completion.

The Ministerial Committee for Legal and Legislative Affairs on the Government's responses to 10 proposals and 3 proposed laws submitted by the Council of Representatives.

Secondly: The cabinet reviewed the following topics:

A memorandum of the Ministerial Committee for Legal and Legislative Affairs on a draft law on external auditors.

A memorandum presented by HE the Minister of Education on the Ministry's report on the Ministry’s progress in relation with the Government Program for the years 2019-2022.

Source: Bahrain News Agency