16 March 2020
HRH the Crown Prince receives senior officials and members of the Council of Representatives and Shura Council
His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander, and First Deputy Prime Minister, today received a number of senior officials and members of the Council of Representatives and Shura Council, at Gudaibiya Palace.
HRH the Crown Prince began by underlining the early action Bahrain has taken, under the leadership of HM King Hamad, to contain the Coronavirus (COVID-19), noting that all precautionary measures are underpinned by the active engagement of citizens and residents.
In this regard, HRH the Crown Prince affirmed that Bahrain’s stringent preventive measures are yielding positive results, while ensuring that the Kingdom’s approach is flexible enough should circumstances change.
His Royal Highness went on to note that this approach has led to the Kingdom’s recognition as a model for containing the spread of COVID-19.
Furthermore, HRH the Crown Prince underlined that the government is working collaboratively to introduce an economic package that will provide the private sector with the necessary liquidity to deal with the effects of COVID-19 and maintain sustainable growth.
HRH the Crown Prince concluded by pointing out that progress to curb the spread of COVID-19 owes a great deal to the strong cooperation between the Legislative Authority and Executive Authority.
For their part, the attendees expressed their appreciation to HRH the Crown Prince for supporting precautionary measures that safeguard the health and well-being of citizens and residents.