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

New York, 23 March 2011

President of the General Assembly receives a copy of a report by the Bahrain National Commission


The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser today received a letter from H.E. the Foreign Minister of Bahrain, Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed Al-Khalifa.The letter was handed over to him by H.E. the Permanent Representative of Bahrain to the United Nations, Mr. Jamal Fares Alrowaiei. It included a copy of a report by the Bahrain National Commission charged with following-up the implementation of the recommendations of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry Report BICI. The letter also included a copy of the address by His Majesty, King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa on the occasion of the publication of the report of the National Commission and a copy of the address by H.E. Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh, Speaker of Bahrain’s Shura Council and Chairman of the National Commission.

President Al-Nasser welcomes the steps being taken by the Government of Bahrain towards the implementation of the recommendations of the BICI report.

The President of the General Assembly expressed his hope that the ongoing implementation of the recommendations in the report would help fulfill the aspirations and expectations of all the people of Bahrain and promote national reconciliation and unity among them.


 

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