BIPD’s role to boost democracy, patriotism praised

Manama, Shura Council Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh received today Information Minister and Board of Trustees Chairman of Bahrain Institute for Political Development (BIPD) Ali bin Mohammed Al Romaihi and BIPD Executive Director Imen Janahi. He was presented with the institute’s annual report which comprises information, statistics and data on the training programmes and activities carried out by BIPD in 2019.

The Shura Council Chairman hailed the ongoing efforts of BIPD in backing the kingdom’s democratic experience and fostering patriotism. He stressed the institute’s numerous achievements since its establishment in 2005, lauding the role of BIPD Chairman and members in mapping out strategies to raise people’s awareness and boost the democratic march in Bahrain.

The Shura Council Chairman praised BIPD as one of the national institutions supporting the legislative branch, commending the institution’s keenness to organise specialised training programmes for the Shura Council members and the Secretariat General affiliates.

The Information Minister and BIPD Board of Trustees Chairman affirmed the institute’s keenness to boost partnership with the legislative branch in supporting the kingdom’s pioneering accomplishments and promoting the democratic experience under the comprehensive and sustainable development march spearheaded by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

The Information Minister thanked the Shura Council Chairman for supporting the institute’s activities, lauding cooperation of members of the Shura and Representatives Councils and their active response to the institute’s programmes to promote the political and human rights culture and develop the legislative and monitoring performance according to the constitution and the National Action Charter. He also underlined keenness of BIPD to continue assuming its national duties, in partnership with the parliament, the municipal councils and the civil society, to foster democracy, patriotism, tolerance, pluralism and peaceful coexistence as well as serve the sustainable development goals 2030.

Source: Bahrain News Agency