HRH the Premier yesterday gave directives to speed up the expansion of Bahrain Airport. Chairing the weekly Cabinet meeting, he also directed officials concerned to expedite the Bahrain Expo City project.
He stressed the need to complete construction of sports facilities and launch new development projects to meet present and future needs.
Directives were also given to expand medical services to keep pace with demographic growth.
The Premier hailed the visit of Yemeni President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi, stressing the importance of his talks with His Majesty.
The Cabinet congratulated the King on the successful hosting of the 21st Gulf Cup and commended the role of Supreme Council for Youth and Sport chairman, Bahrain Olympic Committee president and organising committee head Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
Security forces were praised for maintaining order during the tournament.
The session congratulated UAE leaders and people on their national team's triumph.
He stressed the importance of hosting specialised exhibitions, citing the Gulf Industry Fair which he patronised last Tuesday.