Manama, July 9 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa expressed his pride in the pioneering role of the Bahraini press and its efforts in serving society and supporting national development.
His Majesty also highlighted the local press coverage of topics of interest to the Kingdom and its citizens, which contribute to spreading awareness and knowledge.
His Majesty the King spoke about receiving the members of the Board of Directors of the Bahrain Journalists Association, headed by the Chairman of the Board, Issa Al-Shayji.
The meeting was attended by His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Personal Representative of His Majesty, and His Highness Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs.
During the meeting, His Majesty the King congratulated the newly elected Board of Directors of the Jordanian Journalists Syndicate, wishing them continued success in achieving the goals of the association towards further advancement of journalism in Bahrain.
His Majesty King Hamad praised the credibility, integrity and professionalism of the Bahraini press. Its commitment to defend the Kingdom’s interests, security and stability. Documenting national achievements.
His Majesty the King praised the progress made by the national press over the decades, which reflects Bahrain’s track record in education and culture.
His Majesty affirmed his constant keenness to guarantee freedom of opinion and expression, which is a decisive factor in the development of the press in Bahrain.
His Majesty the King conveyed his wishes to all journalists and columnists in local newspapers, and his appreciation for their great efforts in serving their country and citizens.
For his part, Al-Shayji, President of the Jordan Journalists Syndicate, expressed his gratitude to His Majesty the King for receiving the Board of Directors, which reflects His Majesty’s support and appreciation for the press and media in Bahrain.
He also expressed his appreciation to His Majesty the King for his directives regarding adhering to the values of professional journalism and addressing misinformation.
Al-Shayji concluded his speech by highlighting the achievements made by the local press under the leadership of His Majesty the King, which include His Majesty’s support for issuing an advanced law for the press and media and for freedom of opinion and expression.
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