Shura Council Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh stressed that the directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa regarding promoting life stability for all citizens, particularly those with limited income and their families, will remain a precursor and a beacon for national work. He praised the royal keenness on bringing about national accomplishments and achieving distinction in various fields.
The Shura Council Chairman expressed pride in HM the King’s praise of the efforts of the executive and legislative branches to protect the pension funds. HM the King lauded those efforts during a visit today to the General Command of Bahrain Defence Force. The Shura Council Chairman affirmed that the legislature will boost cooperation with the executive branch to achieve sustainability of the pension funds and enhance their capability to honour their obligations towards the affiliates.
The Shura Council Chairman stressed that protecting citizens’ interests is a top priority, pointing out keenness to ensure the retirees continue to obtain their rights defined by the laws and regulations in this respect. He emphasised the need for synergized efforts between the legislature and executive branches to overcome challenges and ensure sustainability of the pension funds. He noted that continuous coordination between the legislative and executive branches will help reach balanced solutions to preserve citizens’ interests and further strengthen the pension funds.