NIHR Receives US Congress Delegation
2017-09-21 - 8:22 p
Bahrain Mirror: The National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) received a delegation from the US Congress on a visit to Bahrain, in the presence of NIHR's Vice President Abdullah Al-Durazi, Head of Economic, Societal and Cultural Rights Committee Maria Khoury and Acting Secretary-General Khalifa Al-Fahdel.
Al-Durazi welcomed the delegation while praising the amicable Bahrain-US ties and briefed them about the Institution's law, establishment and work strategy. He also touched on the field inspection visits to prisons and workers' accommodations to find and solve problems, if any.
He also informed the delegation about the Kingdom's rights situation and the National Institution's role according to its jurisdictions.
For her part, Khoury briefed the delegation about the Insitution's standing committees, work mechanisms and efforts in monitoring human rights issues with the various official and unofficial organizations as well as the consultative opinions received from the Shura Council and the Council of Representatives which the committees studied and offered suitable recommendations in regard thereof.
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