7th APRIL 2015 - Vol.XXXVIII No.018
Local News


MANAMA: Bahrain stands on the threshold of a new phase requiring everyone's best efforts to emerge triumphant from this defining moment. The Premier said this yesterday as he received the National Dialogue report.

All constitutional establishments were urged to work in harmony to optimise hard-won achievements and protect the national fabric.

His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander, laid out a roadmap for the coming period.

The two leaders said that further constitutional and legislative reforms would be devised in tune with popular will.

This came as HRH the Premier received, in the presence of HRH the Crown Prince, the final report of the committee in charge of following up the implementation of the National Dialogue visions.

Deputy Premier Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa chairs the panel. HRH the Premier hailed the "unprecedented development and reform strides" achieved in the era of His Majesty King Hamad.

He described implementation of the National Dialogue blueprint as a further catalyst to achieve a political and economic quantum leap forward.

"The National Dialogue reflects His Majesty's resolve to continue the reforms march despite challenges and people's determination and firm belief in democracy and national unity for a bright future," he said.

HRH the Premier and HRH the Crown Prince earlier held a meeting and reviewed key national issues.

They stressed the importance of all constitutional institutions working in harmony to preserve and optimise hard-won achievements and strengthen the national fabric.

The two leaders hailed Bahraini women's achievements in the recent by-elections.

They said the success stories reflected Bahraini women's self-confidence, free will and determination to excel in all fields.

They extended congratulations on the historic win which bears witness to Bahraini society's political awareness and maturity.

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