Information Minister praises award’s role in developing journalism

Minister of Information Dr. Ramzan bin Abdullah Al-Noaimi has asserted that the Kingdom of Bahrain, under the leadership of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, accords great importance to freedom of expression and journalism, within the framework of the national fundamentals.

Speaking to Bahrain News Agency (BNA), on the sidelines of the Prime Minister’s Award for Journalism ceremony, which was held today, the Minister of Information expressed honor in HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister’s patronage of the award. He affirmed that the award reflects keenness of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, to support journalism and its key development role. He also commended the approach of HM the King in supporting Bahrain press.

The Minister of Information congratulated BNA on its photographer Yousif Tulefat’s winning of the "Best Photography Award" in the seventh edition of the Prime Minister's Award for Journalism. He expressed keenness on continuous development of the award to boost competition to deliver the best.

Source: Bahrain News Agency