3/04/2012

National Commission affirms it commitment towards follow-up of BICI recommendations

Manama, March 4 (BNA) The National Commission assigned to follow-up on the recommendations made by the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) held a meeting under the chairmanship of Ali Saleh Al Saleh during which it conducted a comprehensive review of the procedures that were undertaken by the government towards the implementation of these recommendations.
The purpose of the review was to ensure that the procedures were in compliance with the essence of the recommendations and its adherence to the highest standards and international practices. Moreover, this comes as part of its preparation towards compiling its final report that would include the accomplishments of the committee throughout its tenure. This report would then be presented to His Majesty the King.
During the meeting discussions focused on the procedures and steps within the final general work schedule received by the committee on all the actions taken by the government to date within the framework of the implementation of all recommendations of the BICI. Within this context the commission praised the great cooperation and interaction between the government team associated with the implementation of the recommendations headed by the Deputy Premier Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa and the speedy implementation of the greater part of the recommendations. The Chairman of the commission highlighted also during the meeting the positive response and comments made by ambassadors of various countries related to the seriousness of Bahrain's government towards the implementation of all recommendations made by the BICI. The commission expressed its appreciation on the remarks made today by the Cabinet on its efforts in which it hailed the tangible progress made, as a result of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa's directives, lauding the constructive cooperation and coordination of the National Commission in Charge of BICI Recommendations, led by Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh, with the government for the sake of accomplishing the mission through collaboration the Government Team.
The commission also affirmed its adherence to work it had been assigned following the royal decree of its formation November 26, 2011 in accordance to the highest international standards and Bahrain's commitment towards the implementation of all recommendations.
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