Premier's promotion to children's rights, social welfare acclaimed

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New York, Sep. 24 (BNA): A working meeting was held in New York today in the presence of Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Mutawa, and Shaikh Hussam bin Isa Al Khalifa with members of the Committee of Nobel Peace Prize laureates and Leaders for Children, including President of Kailash Satyarthy Foundation for Children, Kylash Satyarthi;  the First Lady and wife of the President of the Republic of Panama, Lorena Varela, and Ms. Kerry Kennedy.

 Shaikh Hussam bin Isa Al Khalifa conveyed the greetings of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa to members of the Committee and wished them success in their endeavors for a world of love and peace.

 He stressed the Kingdom's keenness to extend bridges of communication and cooperation with international organizations in various fields, in belief of the importance of international action in achieving the common goals and objectives of serving humanity.

Shaikh Hussam bin Isa highlighted the importance of the visit of the Nobel Peace Prize laureates delegation to the Kingdom of Bahrain and their fruitful meetings with HRH the Prime Minister. 

He stressed that the visit was a historic opportunity to brief these elite leaders of Bahrain's achievements in the development and progress. It has also shown that the Kingdom enjoys the coexistence,  cultural diversity and modernity, as it was an opportunity to exchange knowledge and experience with members of the delegation in light of their experiences pilot.

President of the Kylash Satyarthi Foundation on behalf of the members of the Committee of Nobel Laureates and Leaders for Children, expressed their hope to enhance cooperation and coordination with the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain in all areas that would establish peace and stability and support the rights of children in the world.

He thanked the Government of Bahrain, chaired by HRH the Prime Minister, for its openness and cooperation in supporting all efforts and initiatives that support world peace and development for human well-being.

He expressed his admiration for what he has seen recently during his visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain from security and coexistence between different groups and religions, noting the support of the Government of Bahrain and its various institutions for sustainable development efforts at the global level.

Khelash said the meeting was an opportunity to review the outline of the meetings of the next Nobel Peace Prize Committee, whose next meeting to be held in Europe after members of the committee extensively examine the themes of the summit.

A film about the visit of the delegation to the Kingdom of Bahrain, and the meetings between His Royal Highness the Prime Minister and the delegation members were also presented, in addition to the delegation's tours around  development projects implemented by the government and their decorations for the most prominent cultural and heritage landmarks in the Kingdom.

The first lady of Panama, Lorena Varela, expressed her happiness in participating in this important meeting to exchange opinions and views. She also expressed her admiration of the recent visit of the Nobel Peace Prize laureates to Bahrain where they shared their experiences and got familiar with the achievements made by the Kingdom in terms of development and protecting the rights of children.

The first lady expressed her thanks and appreciation for the efforts of the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain to promote social welfare services. She praised the government's efforts to send a message to countries of the world to exert more international cooperation to protect the rights of children and called for benefiting from the Kingdom's expertise in dealing with these issues.

The head of the World Peace Foundation (FOBAL) said that the cultural environment guaranteed by the Kingdom of Bahrain through education of children sends a message of love for peace and coexistence, stressing that the Kingdom's efforts are clear through respect for multiple cultures and it is a model to promote peace.

President of the World Security Institute, Mr. Jonathan Granov, praised the efforts of HRH the Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa to spread the culture of peace and coexistence. He also welcomed the reception of the Nobel laureates.

Granov also praised the Bahraini model of coexistence among all religions and sects in the Kingdom.


BNA 1758 GMT 2018/09/24