iGA CEO receives GCC Statistics Day honoree

Manama: Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) Chief Executive, Mohammed Ali Al Qaed received iGA Population Census Advisor and Member of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), Huda Ebrahim Alshrooqi.

Al Qaed commended her on the recent award she received from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) General Secretary, Dr. Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani at a ceremony marking GCC Statistics Day.

The award was in recognition of Alshrooqi’s exceptional contributions to statistics during the course of a career filled with achievements that contributed to the excellent performance of joint-GCC efforts in the field.

Al Qaed expressed the iGA’s pride in her achievement, praising the GCC Statistical Center’s initiatives in motivating statisticians across the region to work towards raising the quality of the field and keeping pace with international developments.

He said that the honor was the latest in a series of achievements by the Kingdom, made through the support and guidance of its senior leadership, and that the Kingdom enjoys a loyal national workforce that works diligently to improve the country’s position and prestige at the local, regional, and global levels.

He discussed the population, housing, buildings and establishments register- based census project which will be implemented in March 2020 and its importance in providing statistics to planners and decision-makers in the Kingdom, as well as updates to regional and international reports that will positively impact Bahrain’s rankings in global indices.

On behalf of the iGA, he wished her continued success in serving the field of statistics on a national and regional level.

Huda Alshrooqi said that she considered this award an honor for everyone she had the pleasure of working with during her career, and wished the iGA further success in developing the skills of national statisticians.

Source: Bahrain News Agency