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Security at ports to be stepped up

THE Cabinet yesterday congratulated His Majesty King Hamad, His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, all Bahriani citizens and residents and Arabic and Islamic nations on the advent of Ramadan.

In a bid to boost security in ports, including Khalifa Bin Salman Port, the Cabinet, chaired by HRH the Premier, assigned the Interior Ministry to co-ordinate with the Transportation Ministry to conduct studies and submit recommendations on general security supervision of the ports' access points.

Following a visit by the Prime Minister to Halat Bumaher Health Centre and housing project in Busaiteen, the Cabinet directed that housing projects be equipped with services, such as commercial malls and stores providing consumer goods.

The ministers discussed several topics that concern the citizens, especially procedures taken to pay out financial support allowances and increase in pensions in time.

The Cabinet discussed the situation in Isa Town following complaints by residents of traffic congestion and disturbances caused by service and infrastructure projects in the area. The Premier directed authorities to speed up the projects' implementation and maintain a steady flow of traffic.

The Cabinet also instructed number of inspectors be increased to support government plans to protect the consumer.

In response to a memorandum submitted by the Education Minister, the Prime Minister directed a swift resolution to the problem facing Delmon University graduates regarding the ratification of their degrees in accordance with the law and without harming the interests of students and Bahrain's reputation.

The session discussed several memorandums listed in the agenda, including one submitted by the Health Minister stating that Bahrain is free of the coronavirus and the ministry is taking all precautions measures.



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