The Shura Council has expressed pride in the National Action Charter, describing its anniversary as a cherished annual national occasion to renew allegiance between the leadership and the people.
In a statement delivered during today's weekly session, held under the chairmanship of First Deputy Chairman, Jamal Mohammed Fakhro, marking the 16th anniversary of the National Action Charter, the Secretary-General of the Shura Council stressed that it is an occasion to draw noble values and lessons to strengthen national cohesion, enhance the kingdom's progress and consolidate the kingdom's milestone achievements in various fields, as well as the principles of justice and freedom, and prosperity.
Through voting for the National Action Charter by a sweeping majority of 98.4 percent, the people of Bahrain affirmed its support to and rallying behind the vision of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa towards modernisation, reform and development, the statement said.
The Shura Council also asserted that Bahrainis wrote a new and bright chapter in the kingdom's history through their massive participation in the historic referendum which opened the doors for building the nation according to an enlightened, sound and forward-looking royal vision that meets their expectations and aspirations.
The council voiced deep pride in the national accomplishments attained during HM King Hamad's prosperous era since the adoption of the National Action Charter, affirming that the national march will continue yielding more landmark achievements based on justice, equality, strong determination, solid cooperation among the constitutional branches, consolidation of security and stability, and sustainable social, economic and political development.
The session then discussed other topics on its agenda.