HM King affirms keenness to consolidate independence of the judiciary

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has affirmed his keenness to consolidate the independence of the judiciary, as well as support the judicial branch and provide it with qualified competencies, given the major role it plays in preserving rights and enhancing the security and stability of the Bahraini society.

HM the King expressed pride in the deep-rooted history of the kingdom’s judiciary, as well as in the pioneering achievements it continues to attain, being essential for achieving the aspired for justice.

HM King Hamad made the statements while receiving at the Al-Sakhir Palace today, the Supreme Judicial Council Vice-President and Court of Cassation President, Shaikh Khalid bin Ali bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, and Constitutional Court President, Chancellor Abdulla bin Hassan Ahmed Al-Buainain, who took the official oath before HM the King following the issuance of royal orders appointing them to their new posts.

HM the King congratulated Shaikh Khalid bin Ali bin Abdulla Al Khalifa and Chancellor Abdulla bin Hassan Ahmed Al-Buainain on their new posts, wishing them every success in serving the nation and the citizens, as well in undertaking the tasks entrusted to them.

HM the King also thanked them for the valuable contributions they had made while holding their previous posts, as well as for their services to the Bahraini judiciary.

HM the King commended the dedicated efforts exerted by the members of the judicial branch in the kingdom to protect and preserve the rights of the citizens and residents by defending them, in accordance with the Law and the Constitution.

HM King Hamad praised the constant development of the judicial branch in its legislative structure, stressing Bahrain’s unwavering keenness to develop its various institutions in order to keep pace with all changes, while enhancing the efficiency of the judicial system and consolidating the rule of the law.

HM the King affirmed that the comprehensive development process will continue thanks to the solidarity of the three branches and their cooperation in order to bring about more national achievements and gains.

Shaikh Khalid bin Ali bin Abdulla Al Khalifa and Chancellor Abdulla bin Hassan Ahmed Al-Buainain extended deepest thanks, appreciation and gratitude to HM the King for his precious trust in them, valuing highly the constant royal support for the judicial branch.

Source: Bahrain News Agency