2/29/2012

BAHRAIN: National Commission for BICI recommendations implementation requests 20-day extension

Manama, Feb 29 (BNA) The National Commission charged with following up on BICI recommendations highlighted that most of the recommendations has been implemented by the government work continuing on executing the remaining of BICI recommendations.

These recommendations include legislative amendments, devising criteria for media, crafting educational programs aimed at indulgence and tolerance, as well as compensating victims subjected to wrong doing.
The Commission under the chairmanship of Mr. Ali Saleh Al-Saleh said that the government is fully committed to implement BICI recommendations and this is verified through the correspondence the Commission regularly receives from the government updating the commission on stages of executing the recommendations.
The Commission and due to the sheer volume of correspondence received has asked for extension for its work period till 20th March 2012 so that it can review all the procedures and actions taken by the government so that a final report is prepared and passed to HM the King. The Commission lauded the government response to proposals and queries passed by the commission and the clarifications received.