HRH the Premier reviews the blueprint
Bahrain plans work on new National Assembly
Manama, December 20, 2012
Work on Bahrain’s new landmark National Assembly will start by July next, according to directives issued by HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.
The Premier instructed authorities concerned as he reviewed a blueprint of the state-of-the-art facility, said a report in our sister publication, the Gulf Daily News.
Parliament chairman Dr Khalifa Al Dhahrani and Shura Council president Ali Saleh Al Saleh attended.
The Premier gave directives to ensure that the premises integrates green building technology and water resources.
He hailed the project as a milestone, which adds value to legislative and democratic work, and symbolises Bahrain's landmark achievements in the prosperous era of His Majesty King Hamad.
The Premier also said that the project is a national emblem that reflects the government's keenness to bolster co-operation between the executive and legislative authorities.
Works Minister Essam Khalaf shed light on facilities and departments, including grand halls and meeting chambers for different committees.
The Premier reiterated his resolve to continue work for Bahrain's development and progress.
He also praised co-operation between the executive power and the legislature, lauding the assembly complex model, which was designed by a Bahraini architectural firm.
Dr Al Dhahrani and the Shura chairman commended co-operation between the government and the legislature in fast-tracking the national development march.
The Shura chairman hailed the government's keen interest in boosting co-operation with the legislative power, stressing that the new National Assembly premises project is an embodiment of this co-operation. – TradeArabia News Service