Royal support to charity work praised

Manama, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Work and Youth Affairs, National Security Advisor and Board of Trustees Chairman of the Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa lauded the royal support to charity and humanitarian work in Bahrain and abroad. He also praised support of the government under the leadership of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier.

HH Shaikh Nasser was speaking during a celebration held by RCO on the occasion of its winning the award of Best Arab Charity Organisation which is granted by the International Federation of Arab Achievers. He stressed that the accomplishment reflects the care accorded by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to charity and humanitarian work, particularly supporting the widows and orphans in the Kingdom of Bahrain. He also paid tribute to RCO's executive directorate and staff for their distinguished role in serving the orphans, widows and needy people inside and outside Bahrain. He also described the honour as a reflection of Bahrain's relief and humanitarian efforts to assist war and disaster-stricken countries.

RCO Secretary General Dr. Mustafa Sayed extended sincerest thanks and respect to His Majesty the King, the RCO Honorary President, for his paternal care to RCO affiliates and unlimited support to the organization. He also commended the support of the government, led by HRH the Premier, and the support of HRH the Crown Prince, lauding the efforts of HH Shaikh Nasser in spearheading charity work through RCO.

The RCO Secretary General stressed that the award granted by the International Federation of Arab Achievers is the result of the organisation's tremendous and tireless charity and humanitarian efforts. He also lauded contribution of patriotic personalities to the accpomplishments, praising the role of institutions and ministries, including mainly the Royal Court, Foreign Ministry, Health Ministry, Information Affairs Ministry, Labour and Social Development Ministry and national companies.

At the end of the ceremony, HH Shaikh Nasser inaugurated a photo gallery featuring RCO's projects and achievements.

Source: Bahrain News Agency