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STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESPERSON FOR
THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

United Nations, New York, 1 December 2011

President of the General Assembly receives Report of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry


The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, has received a copy of the official report and findings of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI). The report was handed to him by H.E. Mr. Jamal Fares Alrowaiei, the Permanent Representative of Bahrain to the United Nations.

President Al-Nasser welcomed the decision made by His Majesty King Hamad bin Issa Al-Khalifah to form a National Commission to implement the recommendations of the BICI report. He also commended the commitment made by the Government of Bahrain to implement reforms and progressive policies that will help to achieve reconciliation for all Bahrainis.

The President of the General Assembly expressed his hope that the implementation of the recommendations in the report would help to fulfill the aspirations and expectations of all the people of Bahrain.

 

 

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