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Social Minister receives WB director

February 24, 2014

Manama, Feb24 (BNA) Social Development Minister Dr. Fatima Mohammed Al-Balooshi today received World Bank executive director Dr. Mirza Hassan and discussed cooperation to draw up a comprehensive strategy for the expansion of the social protection network to ensure citizens' welfare.

The minister commended the WB team's efforts in launching a series of valuable studies on social protection, citing the workshops conducted in Bahrain and abroad. She reiterated the ministry's keenness on joint cooperation to ensure premium services for Bahraini citizens.

The WB delegation commended the ministry's efforts to enhance the standard of community services. Undersecretary Hanan Kamal, Assistant-Undersecretary for social care and rehabilitation Badriya Al-Jeeb and other officials attended.


BNA 1625 GMT 2014/02/24

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