The rate of women holding main jobs at the Ministry of Finance and National Economy tops a major bulk of 50 percent. They also hold up to 40% of the leadership and supervisory positions.
Finance and National Economy Minister Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa unveiled the figures on the eve of the Bahraini Women’s Day, annually observed on December1.
He highlighted Bahraini women’s pivotal role and active contributions across all development sectors, led by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
He lauded the Government, chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, for adopting programmes and policies that support women’s advancement.
He extended congratulations to Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and Supreme Council for Women (SCW) President on the Bahraini Women’s Day which coincides this year with the council’s 20th anniversary. He hailed the council’s efforts and role in enhancing women’s status and engaging them as active partners in national development.
Source: Bahrain News Agency