Manama, September 30 (BNA) Sheikha Dina bint Rashid Al Khalifa, Assistant Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women, affirmed the Kingdom of Bahrain’s keenness to enhance the status of women in a manner that reflects their contributions to the national economy.
She highlighted the steps that Bahraini women have achieved, which enabled them to assume various leadership and diplomatic positions and to enter decision-making positions in all areas of development.
Sheikha Dina gave a speech in a dialogue session hosted by the National Communication Center, shedding light on the role of the Council in enhancing the status of women and the family.
The session was attended by the media delegation accompanying Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid during his visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The Assistant Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women stressed the council’s role in enhancing women’s competitiveness, which has benefited the national economy over the past two decades.
She stressed the council’s success in promoting gender balance and equal opportunities and supporting the advancement of women, adding that the Bahraini national model has been internationally adopted.
She highlighted indicators of gender balance in various fields, including laws, legislation, plans and national strategies, stressing cooperation with the United Nations to hold two copies so far of the Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Award for Women Empowerment.