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Minister honours Communications Directorate
04 : 16 PM - 13/10/2017
Manama, Oct. 13 (BNA): Minister of Works, Municipalities Affairs and urban Planning Essam bin Abdulla Khalaf received the Communications Directorate team of the Ministry, in the presence of the Works Affairs Undersecretary Eng. Ahmed Al Khayyat and a team from the Ministry’s Information Technology Directorate. The reception comes in recognition of winning ‘Best Practice in Community Participation’s Award’ of the 2017 eGovernment Excellence Award, which was organized by the eGovernment under the patronage of  Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Information Technology and Telecommunications Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa.

The Minister welcomed the Communication Directorate team and expressed pride at the honorable achievement of the directorate, headed by the Communications Director Fahad Buallay. The Minister lauded the efforts extended by the team and their contribution to enhancing communication through the usage of modern social media. This has earned the Ministry the top rank on the level of community participation.
The Minister stressed the Ministry’s interest in digital communication and in keeping up with the modern media. He added that the award reflects the Ministry of Works’ success in fields related to information technology and telecommunications, which aims to serve citizens and residents. The Minister wished the directorate further successes and achievements.
Communications Director Fahad Buallay expressed his pride at the one team spirit of staff of his directorate, emphasizing that success is not in reaching the top, but staying there. He added that  the Ministry winning the award only emphasizes the Ministry’s ongoing initiatives and underlines its excellence in bilateral communication with citizens, as they respond to enquiries and complaints interactively and in a timely manner. Also, citizens are always kept informed about every progress in their applications.
At the end, the Minister honored the Communications Directorate team and every member of the team, wishing them all further success.

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