Speaker stresses parliamentary support for Bahraini women's advancement

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Manama, Apr. 5 (BNA): Speaker of the Council of Representatives, Fawzia bint Abdulla Zainal, has lauded the support enjoyed by Bahraini women from His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and the major strides they have made in all development fields thanks to the efforts of the government, led by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.

The speaker expressed deep pride in the efforts exerted by Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), to enhance the advancement of Bahraini women, praising Bahraini women’s achievements and major contributions, along with men, to enhancing the kingdom’s progress and ensuring it a prosperous future.

She indicated that the Representatives Council will continue developing legislation and laws that support Bahraini women’s advancement and activate their participation in public and civil society institutions, in fruitful cooperation between the legislative and executive branches.

The speaker made the statements while receiving, in the presence of the Chairman of the Services Committee, MP Ahmed Yussif Al-Ansari, a delegation from the Al-Khalidiya Youth Society.

The speaker patronised a celebration held by the Al-Khalidiya Youth Society recently on the International Women’s Day, and honoured a number of GCC women for the influential role they are playing.

Al-Khalidiya Youth Society Chairman, Ibrahim Rashid Al-Nayem, expressed sincere thanks and appreciation to the speaker for her support for youth societies, noting that she represents an honourable image of Bahraini women and their landmark achievements thanks to HM the King’s wise leadership, the interest of the government and the efforts of the SCW, ministries and NGOs.