Tourism Minister meets PM fellows

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Manama, Aug. 14 (BNA): Tourism Minister Fatima bint Jaffer Al Sairafi held a meeting with the fellows of the Prime Minister’s Fellowship Program.


Minister Al Sairafi highlighted the importance of the PM Fellowship Program in upskilling young Bahraini professionals working across the public sector to ensure their contributions to the Kingdom’s comprehensive development, led by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and supported by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.


She noted the fellows’ dedication and commitment to refining their leadership skills, which will help enhance their professional potential within a government setting, in line with Bahrain Vision 2030 and the 2022- 2026 Tourism Strategy.


Al Sairafi then gave a presentation on the ministry’s role and efforts in meeting the goals of the 2022-2026 Tourism Strategy.


The minister presented major infrastructure projects, including Bahrain International Exhibition Center, as well as Qalali and Al Ghous coastal developments.


She briefed the fellows on several programs and events organized by the ministry in partnership with other agencies, including the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA), and the private sector, in promoting the tourism sector regionally and internationally.


The members of the seventh batch of the PM Fellowship Program expressed their appreciation to the minister’s support and encouragement, and noted the role of the tourism sector in supporting the Kingdom’s national development.


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