His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, today chaired the weekly Cabinet meeting at Gudaibiya Palace.

HRH the Crown Prince extended his gratitude to the relevant authorities within the Ministry of Interior for raising awareness and educating the Kingdom’s communities on home safety guidelines to avoid home accidents and damage.

HRH the Crown Prince directed to further intensify awareness and educational campaigns on the proper way to use gas cylinders and electrical appliances, taking into consideration the safety and security requirements to prevent future accidents.

HRH the Crown Prince further directed the relevant authorities to strengthen inspections, ensuring gas cylinders are placed in designated areas outside homes, and ensuring the regular maintenance of electrical installations.

In this regard, HRH the Crown Prince commissioned the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism to prepare guidelines for home and business owners in cooperation with the Ministry of Labour and Social Development and the Ministry of Health.

HRH the Crown Prince further directed the Ministry of Health to prepare a comprehensive study on the status of the Kingdom’s health centres, including working hours, in order to evaluate and ensure citizens’ access to adequate medical services and healthcare in different locations at all times.