The right political development is the one which creates appropriate conditions for democratic development, Chairman of the Shura Council, Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh, said pointing out that enhancing community awareness and participation in the decision-making process are at the forefront of the goals of reforms, modernization, and progress, led by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Monarch of the Kingdom of Bahrain. He also stressed the importance of the development of the legislation and laws which, in one way or another, will stimulate the citizens to be politically active.
This came as His Excellency the Shura Council Chairman, Ali Saleh Al Saleh, received His Excellency the Adviser to His Majesty the King for Media Affairs and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Institute for Political Development, Nabil Ben Yaqoub Al Hamar, His Excellency the Executive Director of the Institute, Dr. Yasser Al Alawi, and Board Member Dr. Ibrahim Al Hashimi.
During the meeting, His Excellency the Chairman of the Shura Council, Ali Saleh Al Saleh Lauded the role of the Institute in spreading the culture of democracy and transforming it into tangible real-life practices, pointing out that the Shura Council looks forward to further its cooperation, coordination and partnership with the Bahrain Institute for Political Development in order to enhance the political process in the Kingdom, and help in the provision of training programs, studies and research in the constitutional and legal domains to benefit the various classes of people.
His Excellency also pointed out that the Shura Council, and by signing the cooperation agreement with the Bahrain Institute for Political Development over the past few years, has shown evidence of its endeavors to take advantage of this policy, especially in increasing the efficiency of the members of the legislature and the staff of the Shura Council’s General Secretariat to be able to support the legislative actions taken by Their Excellencies the members of the Shura Council.
For his part, His Excellency Mr. Nabil Ben Yaqoub Al Hamar, His Majesty the King’s Adviser for Media Affairs, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Institute for Political Development, hailed the importance of the existing fruitful cooperation between the Bahrain Institute for Political Development and the Shura Council, lauding in particular the Council’s determination to work on spreading the culture of political work and developing the political process in the Kingdom of Bahrain in general.
His Excellency has paid tribute to the Shura Council for its keen desire to enhance the competence of its staff in order to enable them to meet the requirements of their job and support the Shura Council members in their legislative role.