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HRH Princess Sabeeka receives award winners

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Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), received today winners of the first edition of her International Women Empowerment Award which was announced in March, 2019, in New York, in cooperation with the UN Women.

The meeting was held in the presence of the UN Women Representative and the authority’s Acting Regional Director Dr. Moez Duraid and members of the international award committee.

HRH Princess Sabeeka welcomed the winners, congratulating them on their achievement. She stressed Bahrain’s keenness on assessing the positive impact of the award on exchanging experience in the field of women empowerment. She thanked the UN Women for preparing to launch the second edition of the award, calling on the winners to get closely informed about maturity of the kingdom’s experience and the high competitiveness shown in the sixth edition of the award’s national edition. She pointed out the need to project the goals of the award and highlight its success at the international level.

HRH Princess Sabeeka listened to a briefing on the winners’ works and initiatives, wishing them further success.

The winners expressed sincerest thanks and respect to HRH Princess Sabeeka for her support and directives which imparted an international dimension to their works.