The Bureau of the Council of Representatives convened here today, under the chairmanship of Speaker, Fawzia bint Abdulla Zainal.

The Speaker extended deepest congratulations to Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and SCW President, on the Honorary Award for Excellence in Caring for Arab Family 2020 conferred on the SCW by the Arabia Corporate Social Responsibility Network.

The Representatives Council’s Bureau then lauded the tremendous efforts exerted by the Team Bahrain, in line with the directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, to protect the health and safety of the citizens and residents from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, stressing the importance of national cohesion, and the need for more support to the most affected segments in the coming period.

The panel also expressed parliamentary support for brotherly Egypt, and all the measures it takes to defend its security, as well as that of the Arab Nation, stressing Egypt’s legitimate right to safeguard its stability.

The Representatives Council’s Bureau also strongly condemned the Iran-backed Houthi militia’s attempts to target Saudi civilian regions, emphasising full-fledged support for sisterly Saudi Arabia against whoever seeks to target its security, and backing of all the measures it takes to defend its interests.

The Bureau also reviewed the letters addressed to it by the Parliament Affairs Minister on parliamentary proposals, and discussed the reports of standing committees on draft-laws and proposed laws.