Finance Minister receives SCW Secretary General

Minister of Finance and National Economy, Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa has underlined the pioneering role of the Supreme Council for Women, under the presidency of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King, in advancing Bahraini women at all levels. He stressed the council’s efforts in achieving the aspirations of HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, pointing out the support of the government led by HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.

The Minister of Finance and National Economy was speaking as he received SCW Secretary General, Hala Al Ansari. He congratulated her on the 20th anniversary of SCW, commending the council’s pioneering role in boosting the status of Bahraini women.

He also reviewed with the SCW Secretary General the Bahraini model in the field of equal opportunities and gender balance.

Discussions also focused on a wide range of issues, including the SCW’s role in integrating women’s needs in development, in addition to the indices of the national plan to empower Bahraini women.

For her part, Al Ansari expressed sincere thanks and appreciation to the Minister of Finance and National Economy for his cooperation and keenness to support SCW and Bahraini women.

She affirmed the importance of enhancing cooperation to attain the desired goals.

Source: Bahrain News Agency