The President of the General Assembly H.E Abdulla Shahid met today with the Kingdom of Bahrain’s National Medical Taskforce for Combatting Covid-19.

The members of the taskforce, led by H.E Lieutenant General Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Supreme Council of Health, and head of the NMTCC briefed the President on Bahrain’s health response to the Covid-19 pandemic.


The taskforce apprised the President of the successful initiatives Bahrain took to alleviate the pandemic. This included a comprehensive vaccine rollout, targeting citizens and residents, regardless of status; innovating new digital methods of contract-tracing; and enhancing bed-capacity and critical care facilities.


President Shahid praised their efforts and successes of the Taskforce and reiterated his own commitment to continue to galvanize political momentum to work towards vaccine equity and universal vaccination.


The meeting took place at the Supreme Council of Health, Manama.