MANAMA: His Majesty King Hamad yesterday extended a helping hand to all needy families registered with the Royal Charity Organisation (RCO).
The gesture, on the eve of Ramadan, aims at helping families meet their needs during the holy month.
The King issued an order assigning RCO, chaired by Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, to supervise and follow-up distribution of aid packages.
l Work at ministries, government departments and public enterprises will start at 8am and finish at 2pm during Ramadan. His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday issued a circular stipulating the new work timings.