EDB Chief Executive meets with the seventh intake of the Prime Minister’s Fellowship Program

The Chief Executive of the Economic Development Board (EDB), Khalid Humaidan, today met with members of the seventh intake of the Prime Minister’s Fellowship Program.

During the meeting, Humaidan highlighted the EDB’s mandate including its efforts to attracting direct investments in the Kingdom’s priority sectors in order to further economic diversification and to create job opportunities for citizens, in line with Bahrain Economic Vision 2030.

The Chief Executive noted that the PM Fellowship Program reflects His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Ministers’ commitment to enriching the leadership skills of young government professionals, and enabling them to closely oversee the developing and implementing government policies and strategies,, adding that the program would stimulate teamwork and enhance innovation.

The EDB’s CE highlighted Bahrain’s skilled workforce as one of the Kingdom’s greatest competitive advantages, which has contributed to attracting  FDI.

The Chief Executive expressed his hope that the fellows fully benefit from the program and develop the right skills to contribute to the development of the government’s initiatives and achieve its long-term goals. For their part, the members of the seventh intake of the Program expressed their appreciation to the Chief Executive, for the support and encouragement to further develop and excel in service to the Kingdom of Bahrain.

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