Labour Ministry, iGA announce launch of National Platform for Bahrain Experts

Manama, Mar. 25 (BNA): Under the patronage of Minister of Interior, General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, the Chairman of the Follow-Up Committee to implement the National Plan to Promote the Spirit of Belonging to the Nation and Reinforce the Values of Nationalism (Bahrainouna), the National Platform for Bahrain Experts was launched during a celebration to mark the Community Partnership and Belonging to the Nation Day.


The National Platform for Bahrain Experts was designed based on the directive of the Minister of Interior, Chairman of the Follow-Up Committee, and with the support of the executive office of Bahrainouna, Ministry of Labour and  the Information & eGovernment Authority.


The platform brings together national experts in various fields, recognizing their bios and professional levels under 6 Sectors (Financial, Insurance and banking sector, Health, Engineering, Information & Communication Technology (ICT), Manufacturing and Real Estate Sector).


On this occasion, Minister of Labour, Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, and member of the Ministerial Committee, stated that such initiative came within the framework of celebrating the Community Partnership and Belonging to the Nation Day, which indicates that the national plan (Bahrainouna) is proceeding according the visions of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. He pointed out the continuous support of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, and Prime Minister.


The minister also added that the platform aims to achieve a number of national goals based on developing national skills and recognizing their distinguished expertise which are to be promoted both locally and internationally as well as being a catalyst for creativity and excellence .


The minister praised the joint effort to reach today’s national achievement and the launch of the National Platform for Bahrain Experts as part of the initiatives of "Bahrainouna".


Chief Executive of Information & eGovernment Authority, Mohamed Ali Al Qaed, highlighted that under the directives of the Minister of Interior, a comprehensive study has been conducted by iGA team for all procedures related to the workflow of the platform, in addition to the development of the platform interface and the operational system related to the platform.


Al Qaed also pointed out that the implementation of this initiative by the Ministry of Labour and iGA reflects the cooperative spirit among governmental entities. He expressed his appreciation to all the teams and committees who have exerted dedicated efforts towards this achievement.


The National Platform for Bahrain Experts is a national database for Bahraini expertise in various fields that includes 6 sectors under the supervision of the Ministry of Labour in cooperation with iGA and in coordination with the concerned entities in the kingdom. The platform also contains a guideline and general information about the initiative, its objectives, how to register, and support information for required assistance.


Moreover, it is worth mentioning that potential experts ‘applications will be reviewed by an accredited committee specialized in each respective sector, where applications are evaluated. The platform provides statistical data to the concerned entities through a clear and precise electronic process that has been defined by the authority.




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