Bahrain launches new growth strategy
Manama, February 19, 2012
Bahrain has started implementing a new strategy to improve the living standards of its citizens, Human Rights and Social Development Minister Dr Fatima Al Balooshi said.
The strategy has been mapped out in co-operation with the World Bank and will avail of the experiences of other countries, reported our sister paper Akhbar Al Khaleej.
Dr Al Balooshi was replying to a question by MP Salman Al Shaikh on Bahrain’s criteria on measuring and combating poverty.
The ministry’s programmes aim to help low-skilled people and the unemployed, she added.-TradeArabia News Service