His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received at Safriya Palace today Representatives Council Speaker Fawzia bint Abdullah Zainal and Shura Council Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh.
He discussed with them the current health condition and the requirements of the forthcoming phase.
He underlined the importance of concerted efforts to serve the nation and citizens, pointing out the national health achievements in combating the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)
HM the King expressed thanks to the Representatives Council Speaker and Shura Council Chairman as well as the councils’ members for their national stances and dedicated efforts.
He lauded their full support to the government’s evacuation plan of Bahraini nationals abroad according to precautionary measures to ensure the safety of all.
He voiced keenness on quick return of all Bahrainis from abroad pledging to spare no effort for this purpose. He also praised constructive cooperation of the National Assembly with the executive branch, as part of the dedicated efforts of the National Taskforce to Combat COVID-19 from which the whole world is suffering.
HM the King commended the efforts of the government, spearheaded by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, praising the tireless work of Bahrain taskforce under the leadership of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier. He also lauded the noble humanitarian efforts of the medical teams in Bahrain who are fulfilling their missions competently, professionally and courageously in these exceptional circumstances.
He thanked people for complying with the preventative health measures which shows awareness, civilisation and determination to overcome the crisis.
HM the King pointed out that the health condition is assuring and that Bahrain will continue boosting the precautionary measures to ensure the safety of all people. He expressed appreciation of the unrelenting national efforts, expressing hope the pandemic will disappear soon.
The Shura and Representatives Councils Chairpersons paid tribute to HM the King for his support and keenness on serving citizens to relieve the impact of the current crisis on their life.
They pointed out decisions taken to immunize the national economy and back the private sector by launching a financial and development package to ensure sustainability of this vital sector. They pointed out that the meeting with HM the King cast light on the ability of the Kingdom of Bahrain to overcome challenges, including the current ones with the outbreak of COVID-19 in many countries.
They lauded the royal directives to alleviate the impact of coronavirus on affected families and the national economy.
The Shura and Representatives Councils Chairpersons underlined the National Assembly’s support to all procedures taken to overcome health challenges.
They praised the efforts of the government, spearheaded by HRH the Premier, to facilitate return of Bahraini nationals abroad according to the necessary preemptive measures that guarantee the safety of all.
They also commended the efforts of HRH the Crown Prince in leading the National Taskforce to Combat COVID-19 and handle various challenges facing many sectors because of the virus.
They praised the positive role of citizens and their commitment to the directives and official decisions which reflects social awareness characterizing the Bahraini people.