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Poverty Non-Existent in Bahrain: Undersecretary for International Affairs

2019-08-05 - 6:03 p

Bahrain Mirror:  The Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for International Affairs Abdullah bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said that the poverty and hunger are non-existent in Bahrain.

He explained during his meeting with Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Abdul Majeed Yahya that "Bahrain has achieved 78% of the Sustainable Development Goals". He pointed out that according to international standards; poverty and hunger are non-existent in Bahrain. 

Bahrain refuses to set a poverty line. Civil reports indicate that half of the population lives below the poverty line.

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