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Bahrain launches new growth strategy

Manama, February 19, 2012

Bahrain has started implementing a new strategy to improve the living standards of its citizens, Human Rights and Social Development Minister Dr Fatima Al Balooshi said.

The strategy has been mapped out in co-operation with the World Bank and will avail of the experiences of other countries, reported our sister paper Akhbar Al Khaleej.

Dr Al Balooshi was replying to a question by MP Salman Al Shaikh on Bahrain’s criteria on measuring and combating poverty.

The ministry’s programmes aim to help low-skilled people and the unemployed, she added.-TradeArabia News Service




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