Undersecretary praises Bahraini women’s strides

Manama: Foreign Ministry Undersecretary, Head of the Equal Opportunities Committee, Dr. Shaikha Rana bint Isa bin Daij Al Khalifa, chaired the committee’s meeting remotely and commended its efforts to provide equal opportunities regardless of gender.

Dr. Shaikha Rana expressed thanks and appreciation to the ministry’s affiliates for their constant cooperation which contributed to achieving the committee’s goals.

She highlighted the role of Bahraini women in the development process across all sectors, noting the increase in the number of Bahraini female diplomats abroad (32%) in 2019.

She also commended the prominent role played by the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), headed by Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King, in supporting women across all fields.

During the meeting, the Committee discussed a number of issues on its agenda.