Shura Council Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh has affirmed that the council plays its role and responsibilities in terms of restructuring and rationalising spending, in line with the Kingdom of Bahrain's current trends and in a way that achieves the optimal use of resources and budgets at completing high quality projects, plans and programmes at the lowest cost.
This came as Al Saleh received today a report from the committee in charge of rationalising expenditures at the Secretariat-General of the Shura Council, which adopts the Secretariat-General's strategy and action plan to reduce the administrative spending and financial costs without affecting the employees' rights and benefits.
He praised the efforts exerted by the committee's chairman and members and valued highly the commitment of the Secretariat-General's employees.
He affirmed that the Secretariat-General follows the financial regulations, which was affirmed by the National Audit Office (NAO) over the past years.
Rationalising expenditures committee is chaired by Assistant Secretary General for Sessions and Committees Affairs Abdul Nasser Mohammed Al-Siddiqui and comprises Deputy-Chairman, Director of Human Resources and Finance Kareema Al-Abbasi, Financial and Economic Advisor Ahmed Yusuf Al-Sahaf, Director of the Secretary-General Office Essam Mohammed Al-Rayes and Director of Information Technology Abees Abdullah Al-Obaidly.