HRH the Deputy King chairs the weekly Cabinet Meeting

HRH the Deputy King chairs the weekly Cabinet Meeting
The Deputy King, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, today chaired the weekly Cabinet Meeting at Gudaibiya Palace.

The Cabinet congratulated His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on the success of the 33rd Arab Summit, which was hosted by the Kingdom of Bahrain and held under the presidency of HM the King. The Cabinet expressed that HM the King’s presidency had a significant role in the summit's success, noting that the summit’s outcomes will further cement Arab unity.

The Cabinet stressed the importance of HM the King’s address at the 33rd Arab Summit, which emphasised the necessity of reaching a consensus on endorsing peace as a strategic, indispensable choice to maintain the progress of humanity towards a brighter future, as well as HM the King's announcement of the Kingdom of Bahrain's proposal of a suite of initiatives to contribute to serving core issues essential to the stability and development of the region.

The Cabinet commended Team Bahrain's joint efforts, including that of the government ministries and entities and private sector institutions, all of which contributed to the success of the summit. In this regard, the Cabinet directed the formation of a national committee concerned with coordinating and following up on the implementation of the initiatives submitted by the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Arab Summit.

On the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of the establishment of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the Cabinet expressed its congratulations to HM the King and GCC leaders, commending the Council’s achievements and accomplishments across all sectors.

The Cabinet congratulated the newly appointed Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait, His Highness Sheikh Ahmad Abdullah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, for forming Kuwait’s government. The Cabinet further wished him success in serving Kuwait and its people.

The Cabinet extended its condolences to the Islamic Republic of Iran following the passing of its President, Ebrahim Raisi, and other officials in the tragic accident.


The Cabinet then discussed several memorandums during the meeting, approving the following:

1.⁠ ⁠A memorandum submitted by the Government Executive Committee on developing mechanisms for companies that enhance food security in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

2. A memorandum submitted by the Minister of Social Development and the Minister of Housing and Urban Planning on the latest developments concerning those affected by the recent fire in a residential building in the Al Lawzi area.

3.⁠ ⁠A memorandum submitted by the Ministerial Committee for Legal and Legislative Affairs on the government’s response to three proposals and two laws submitted by the Council of Representatives.

The Cabinet then reviewed a memorandum submitted by the Minister of Information regarding the Kingdom of Bahrain hosting various Arab and GCC meetings and events.


The Cabinet then took note of the following ministerial reports:

1.⁠ ⁠Outcomes of Bahrain’s participation in the third session of the Arab Economic and Cooperation Forum with Central Asian Countries and the Republic of Azerbaijan.

2.⁠ ⁠Outcomes of the official visits by the Minister of Foreign Affairs to several Arab countries in preparation for the Arab Summit.

3.⁠ ⁠Outcomes of the Minister of Foreign Affairs’ participation in various ministerial meetings held in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

4.⁠ ⁠Outcomes of Bahrain’s participation in the 21st Annual Middle East and North Africa Conference.

5.⁠ ⁠Outcomes of Bahrain’s participation in the Islamic Summit Conference under the slogan "Promoting Unity and Solidarity through Dialogue for Sustainable Development".

6.⁠ ⁠Outcomes of the visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain by the Chief Justice of the Republic of Singapore and its accompanying delegation.

7.⁠ ⁠Outcomes of Bahrain’s participation in the 22nd meeting of GCC Housing Ministers.

 8.⁠ ⁠The Ministry of Information’s efforts to report on the National Committee for Civil Emergency Management’s response to the weather conditions affecting the Kingdom of Bahrain.

 9.⁠ ⁠Outcomes of Bahrain’s participation in the 37th meeting of the Ministers of Youth and Sports in GCC countries.