His Excellency Dr. Raed Mohammed Bin Shams, the Director General of the Bahrain Institute for Public Administration(BIPA), and President of the International Institute for Administrative Sciences(IIAS), affirmed that the royal support and the esteemed directives of His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa ( May Allah bless him and protect him), and the ambitious vision and the national efforts under the leadership of His Royal Highness Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister (May Allah protect him) have contributed to the results achieved in dealing with the Corona virus and combating its consequences, as well as the gradual return to normal life.
His Excellency’s affirmation came during his participation in the scientific presentation of the proactive experience of the Kingdom of Bahrain in dealing with the Corona virus pandemic (Covid-19) at Shanghai Cooperation Organization, during the International conference jointly organized by the International Institute for Administrative Sciences(IIAS) and the International Association for Schools and Institutes for Administration(IASIA).
Dr. Bin Shams added that he presented during the International conference a scientific model of the Team Bahrain’s handling of the Corona Pandemic (Covid-19), which focused basically on three (3) main elements which are; the ambitious vison of the leadership and the competition of the Kingdom of Bahrain in developing a advanced strategy to deal with the corona virus and to combat its future effects; the role of the local technological development in establishing a revolutionary electronic environment to deal with the requirements of the current situation, and the community awareness of the citizens and residents in the Kingdom of Bahrain which contributed to the gradual return to normalcy in the country.
Dr. Bin Shams pointed out that the model also reflects the culture of innovation that is present in the Bahraini society which also contributed in combatting the corona virus, the Team Bahrain today, is an innovative team that deals in a creative government approach, and this clearly reflects in the innovative and smart lockdown policy that was depicted by the traffic light mechanism for signaling the spread of the corona virus. He also highlighted the innovative treatment centers and the travel procedures as well as the media messages developed by Team Bahrain that were based on public awareness for citizens and residents on the latest development in the handling of the virus and the treatment policy that is the best globally.