His Highness, the Crown Prince, the Prime Minister, ordered to increase the beneficiaries of the “Mazaya” program with 500 additional beneficiaries for the current year and to offer more financing options for housing services

Manama, June 27 (BNA) His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, chaired the regular weekly meeting of the Council of Ministers, which was held today at Al-Qudaibiya Palace.

At the beginning of the meeting, the Council emphasized the care and attention that the education sector receives from His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the Great Land, may God protect him. In this regard, the Council welcomed the winners of UNESCO Prize – King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa for the use of information and communication technologies in the field of education, and the Council has the role of this award and the objectives it carries that reflect the shrewdness of the Kingdom of Bahrain to UNESCO’s objectives in the use of information and communication technologies to promote education and develop its outputs.

The Council then welcomed the approval by the Council of the World Customs Organization of the Kingdom of Bahrain’s Presidency of the Council for a third exceptional period for the year 2022-2023 AD, which is the international prestige and trust in the people of the Kingdom of Bahrain in the leadership of international organizations, praises the efforts made by Sheikh Ahmed bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Head of Customs in the presidency The World Customs Organization in the two previous periods, which led to his recommendation for a third exceptional period.

In addition, the Council of Ministers congratulated the outstanding and successful male and female students at various levels of study. The Council thanked the parents and the academic and administrative bodies of the Ministry of Education and their role in the various relationships achieved in terms of success and excellence. at various educational levels.

Thereafter, the council reviewed what has been achieved in terms of providing various housing options that meet the needs of Bahrainis, including the “Mazaya” program, which has benefited 10,629 beneficiaries so far this year. Mazaya “for the year 2022 by 500 additional beneficiaries, bringing the number of beneficiaries of the” Mazaya “program this year to 2,500 beneficiaries, while His Highness instructed the Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning to provide more funding options for housing services presenting, with knowledge of the great efforts made by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning and support of state agencies His Highness worked in team spirit to implement the desired aspirations and goals with professionalism and perfection and pointed out that efforts continue to innovate solutions to formulate housing that ensures that the pace of performance is accelerated through partnership with the private sector., after reviewing the memorandum submitted by His Excellency the Minister of Finance and National Economy, Chairman of the Ministerial Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs. is, and financial balance.

Then, His Royal Highness, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, may God protect him, instructing him to provide all means of care and services to the pilgrims of the Kingdom of Bahrain, to facilitate them to perform the blessed rituals. His Highness is praised in this. considers the great efforts made by the sister empire of Saudi Arabia under the leadership of the Keeper of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of the Sisterhood of Saudi Arabia, supports His Royal Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, sponsoring the pilgrims.

Then the council decided the following:

Firstly: Approval of the following memoranda:

1. Memorandum of His Excellency the Minister of Finance and National Economy on the annual report and audited financial statements for the future generations reserve account for the fiscal year ending 31 December 2021.

2. The Memorandum of His Excellency the Minister of Consultative and Representative Affairs and Chairman of the Ministerial Committee on Legal and Legislative Affairs regarding a number of memoranda of understanding and executive programs between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Arab Republic of Egypt, aimed at has to support and enhance bilateral cooperation between the two fraternal countries.

3- The memorandum of His Excellency the Minister of Oil and Environment regarding the request to join the High Ambition Coalition for Nature and Humans, which aims to improve cooperation and build capacity to conserve biodiversity.

4. A Memorandum by the Minister of Sustainable Development on the preparation of the Second Voluntary Report of the Kingdom of Bahrain on Achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

5. The Memorandum of His Excellency the Minister of Consultative and Parliamentary Affairs, Chairman of the Ministerial Committee on Legal and Legislative Affairs, regarding the Government’s response to 4 proposals with a request submitted by the House of Representatives.

The Council then took note, through ministerial reports submitted to the Ministers by Their Excellencies, of the results of the meeting of the Political Coordination Committee arising from the Saudi-Bahrain Coordinating Council, and the results of the meeting (62) of their Excellencies members of the Commercial Cooperation Committee and the accompanying meetings, and participation in the work of the Ministerial Assembly (6) The Ministerial Committee on Food Safety, the foreign participation of ministers and the visits of foreign delegations to the Kingdom of Bahrain during the month of July 2022.

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Ons 1324 GMT 27/06/2022

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