His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, First Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Civil Service Council, today chaired the Civil Service Council meeting, held remotely.

During the meeting, HRH the Crown Prince emphasised the importance of further enhancing the operational efficiency and performance of the government in order to meet the forward-looking goals of the Kingdom’s comprehensive development, led by HM the King.

In this regard, HRH the Crown Prince highlighted the Kingdom’s commitment to further develop the quality of services provided by the government to citizens and residents.

HRH the Crown Prince noted the Civil Service Bureau’s (CSB) efforts in successfully restructuring the organisational structures of various government entities, efforts which will support the Kingdom’s further growth and development.

On this note, HRH the Crown Prince highlighted that 51 out of 57 government entities have successfully completed organisational restructuring processes, which will pave the way to facilitate the implementation of strategies and plans during the next phase of development.

HRH the Crown Prince further highlighted the important role played by Team Bahrain during this next phase as the Kingdom further strengthens its key sectors. HRH the Crown Prince underscored that cooperation between members of Team Bahrain is vital to overcome the challenges presented by the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), adding that joint efforts between all entities is imperative to ensure the Kingdom continues on its path towards further development.

HRH the Crown Prince noted that current challenges and opportunities call for the further strengthening of government operational efficiency to ensure flexibility when dealing with challenges, as well as to ensure quality services benefiting citizens and residents can continue to be provided.

HRH the Crown Prince expressed his gratitude to various government entities that have successfully completed restructuring processes, and for their continued cooperation with the CSB on this matter.

The restructuring processes have reduced the number of Assistant Undersecretaries within different government entities from 80 to 63, and the number of Directors from 261 to 228, therefore enhancing the efficiency of government performance and productivity.