MANAMA — Prince Khalifa bin Salman al Khalifa, Prime Minister of Bahrain, received here yesterday Heads of Civil Service and Human Resources Development Bodies in the GCC countries, who are taking part in the 12th meeting of the GCC Ministers and Heads of Civil Service and Human Resources Development Bodies, which concluded in the Bahraini capital yesterday. During the meeting, Shaikh Khalid bin Omar al Marhoon, Minister of Civil Service, conveyed greetings of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos to King Hamad bin Issa al Khalifa of Bahrain along with His Majesty’s best wishes of good health and happiness to him and the brotherly people of Bahrain further progress. On his turn, the Bahraini prime minister asked Shaikh al Marhoon to convey greetings of the King of Bahrain to His Majesty the Sultan and his best wishes of good health and a long life to His Majesty and the Omani people further progress and prosperity.
The meeting of GCC Ministers and Heads of Civil Service Bureaus discussed issues, notably the proposal of the Sultanate’s Ministry of the Civil Service on the activation of the principle of transferring and lending of labour expertise amongst the GCC countries so as to ensure that the real advantage of successful experiences and administrative systems in the Member states. The proposal was appreciated as it facilitates exchange of knowledge and experience and the development of human resources in all the GCC countries. It was agreed that the Ministry of the Civil Service in the Sultanate is to provide a comprehensive study on this subject and the proposed mechanisms for its implementation. — ONA