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HM the King hailed for the decree on the medal of medical merit | THE DAILY TRIBUNE

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com The Cabinet thanked His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa for issuing the Royal Decree awarding the “Prince Salman bin Hamad Medal for Medical Merit” to 15,811 medical professionals. Kingdom frontline health and personal support. The medal is awarded in recognition of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) mitigation efforts of frontline staff. Chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, the Cabinet reiterated its central role in protecting public health, adding that their efforts are appreciated by all and are a source of pride for the Kingdom. During the meeting, the Cabinet greeted HM King Hamad’s speech on the occasion of the National Day, in commemoration of the establishment of the modern Bahraini State (founded by Ahmed Al Fateh in 1783), the anniversary of the Kingdom’s accession to the United Nations and the anniversary of Her Majesty’s accession to the throne. In the speech, HM the King thanked all those who sent messages of congratulations to mark this occasion. The Cabinet welcomed the speech delivered by His Majesty the King at the opening session of the 42nd GCC Summit. He stressed the importance of the Al Ula Declaration, the aim of which is to deepen the bilateral cooperation of the GCC and resolve unresolved issues. The Cabinet took note of the results of the summit which aims to strengthen the solidarity and unity of the GCC to achieve the aspirations of the peoples of the region.

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The Council of Ministers discussed and approved the following memoranda:
1. A memorandum from the Government Executive Committee on the latest developments in improving the quality of government services provided to citizens and residents.
The improvements aim to increase efficiency for beneficiaries and improve governance.
The memorandum covers a total of 1,294 services, which have been documented, and the following has been decided:
• Reorganize several government departments based on the most frequent complaints about the Tawasul system and unify the identity of all forms within government agencies.
• Expand the e-government portal website to display all details and terms of the state of government services documented as a result of the service level agreement, in order to facilitate the use of the website via smartphones.
2. A memorandum from the Ministerial Committee for Financial and Economic Affairs and Fiscal Balance relating to the Sector Strategy for Telecommunications, ICTs and the Digital Economy 2022-2026, which is part of the development initiatives of priority sectors of the Kingdom’s economic recovery plan.
The strategy is based on four main pillars with 25 strategic projects, to develop infrastructure in the telecommunications sector, support the digital economy, strengthen e-governance and develop digital capacities.
3. A memorandum from the Ministerial Committee for Legal and Legislative Affairs, concerning a bill ratifying the loan and guarantee agreements between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, to establish a new control center. The control center will monitor the electricity and water networks in Bahrain.
4. A note from the Ministry of the Interior concerning the digital transformation of certain services provided by the Ministry of the Interior, including 14 electronic services for the identity card.
5. A memorandum from the Minister of the Interior concerning the restructuring of the Ministry of the Interior, in order to improve its performance and the quality of the security services.
6. A memorandum from the Ministerial Committee on Legal and Legislative Affairs concerning the government’s response to 3 proposals from the Council of Representatives.