Manama, May 6 (BNA) Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani praised the initiative of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on the occasion of Bahrain Press Day for the eighth year in a row, which reflects His Majesty’s continuous support for free media, and his vital role as an active partner in preserving the nation’s identity and culture. Established, promoting sustainable development and democratic achievements.
He expressed his deep thanks and appreciation to His Majesty the King and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, for their unlimited support for human rights and political and civil freedoms, foremost of which is freedom. The press and media, the right to express opinion, knowledge creativity and information circulation in light of a modern democratic climate and a developed constitutional and legal system.
He stressed that the message sent by His Majesty the King on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day embodied the royal vision of our national media and their active role within the Bahrain team led by His Highness the Crown Prince and Prime Minister in promoting the concept of press freedom. The pace of recovery after COVID-19.
On this national occasion, the Minister offered his highest congratulations to the press and media in the Kingdom, praising the efforts of the Ministry of Information Affairs, the National Communication Center, the Bahraini Journalists Association, and all press and media institutions, writers and journalists.
He stressed the ministry’s keenness to consolidate the partnership with the press and media, in implementation of the royal directives of His Majesty the King and the directives of the government led by His Highness the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, to promote distinguished values. The Kingdom of Bahrain’s position as a pioneering model for respecting human rights and public freedoms, consolidating the values of tolerance, spreading a culture of peace and dialogue between religions, cultures and civilizations, rejecting hate speech, and highlighting a humanitarian and civilized Bahraini message in regional and international diplomatic and media forums.