Education, HR & Training

Bahrain re-elected to key position at top Arab educational body

Bahrain was re-elected Vice-Chair of the Bureau of the Executive Council of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (Alecso).
The unanimous re-election is a new testimony to Bahrain's achievements and outstanding work during the previous term of the Council, headed by Saudi Arabia, reported BNA.
Participants in the Alecso conference in the Tunisian capital Tunis have recommended the leading roles by Saudi Arabia as chair and Bahrain as vice-chair as well as their efforts to strengthen the organization's programs and partnerships in the Arab world.
Dr Lubna Khalifa Sulaibikh, Secretary General of the Bahrain National Commission for Education, Science and Culture, who represented Bahrain at the conference, praised Alecso's endeavours to confront the Covid-19 pandemic.
She also hailed the adoption of a road map by the Council that consolidated Alecso's strategic role and status.