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Manama, Aug 18 (BNA) In response to what was published in the Washington Post's article dated 18/8/2011 the National Unity Gathering clarified that, what was mentioned in the newspaper was contrary to what the President of the gathering Dr Abdulatif Al Mahmood stated to the newspaper.
The truth about this matter the statement indicated is that the president said in his interview that the constitution had given the King the right to appoint the Prime Minister with no obligation to him being from the Ruling Family or otherwise. Moreover, the Prime Minister has an extensive experience in managing the state and had great abilities in administrating governmental work. In addition to that peoples' trust in him had increased during this crisis.
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