Premier lauds legislative branch's monitoring, legislative role
Manama, Apr. 22 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa received at Gudaibiyah Palace today Representatives Council Speaker Fawzia bint Abdullah Zainal and Shura Council Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh. He stressed the government's keenness to boost cooperation with the legislative branch, lauding the role of the Representatives and Shura Councils in serving citizens and the nation as well as highlighting the kingdom's political and democratic achievements at international gatherings. HRH the Premier hailed the monitoring and legislative role of the legislative branch and its importance in backing complementary efforts to achieve the best for the nation and citizens. He stressed the government's continuous support to cooperation with the parliament to serve the democratic and national march in the prosperous era of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. HRH the Prime Minister discussed with the Representatives Council Speaker and the Shura Chairman coordination between the executive and legislative branches to meet the needs of the current phase, including mainly boosting security and stability. The Speaker extended thanks and respect to His Royal Highness the Premier for his constant keenness on promoting cooperation with the Representatives council, describing him as a role model in dedication for the nation. The Shura Council Chairman expressed appreciation of HRH the Premier's constant support to the Shura Council, stressing that he laid the bases of cooperation between the executive and legislative branches which is yielding its dividends by backing the democratic march in the kingdom.