King praises consensus on general state budget

His Majesty King Hamad yesterday praised the consensus reached by the executive and legislative branches of government on the general state budget.

His Majesty stressed his keenness on improving low and medium-income citizens’ standard of living as he chaired the weekly Cabinet meeting, attended by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, at Sakhir Palace.

Addressing the session, he stressed the importance of achieving the goals of financial sustainability and spurring economic growth to create rewarding opportunities for citizens.

He praised national achievements spanning different sectors, hailing the government’s efficient work in different fields.

He also praised HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister’s role in leading the government’s work to boost development, embrace excellence and achieve the goals set out.

The King also praised the role played by charity societies in promoting noble humanitarian work, underlining the importance of adhering to laws and regulations that govern the work of these societies and ensure their improved performance.

Addressing regional and global issues, the King expressed thanks and appreciation to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia, for the warm welcome and hospitality accorded to the participants in the 32nd Arab Summit in Jeddah.

The King also welcomed Arab leaders to the 33rd Arab Summit, set to be hosted by Bahrain in 2024.

The King welcomed Bahrain’s wide-ranging achievements, and the steadily improving government performance, praising the role played by HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister in leading the government towards delivering more development, and establishing excellence and creativity as the basis of its work.




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