Date: June 26, 2023
The Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International, and Energy Studies “Derasat” held its eighth meeting on Monday, June 26, 2023, at the center’s headquarters. The meeting was chaired by His Excellency Dr. Sheikh Abdullah bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and attended by the honorable members: Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim Al Asiri, Dr. Sheikha Muneera bint Khalifa Al Khalifa, Dr. Ahmed Hashim Al-Yousha, and Dr. Hamad Ibrahim Al-Abdullah, the Executive Director of the center.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Chairman and members of the Board of Trustees emphasized that the directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the beloved ruler of the country, and the strategy of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, have reflected inclusiveness, balance, and wisdom, enhancing the competitiveness of the Kingdom of Bahrain. It served as a model for resource investment to achieve favorable results within effective work methodologies, thus enhancing confidence in national institutions. This has been reflected in positive economic growth indicators and the achievement of the goals of the Economic Recovery Plan, as well as progress in all development paths, stimulating economic growth, creativity, entrepreneurship, and modernization in both the public and private sectors. It also aims to create quality jobs for citizens and contribute to enhancing Bahrain’s position as a globally attractive investment destination in line with the Bahrain Economic Vision 2030.