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Bahrain to focus on housing solutions for low-income citizens

Prince Salman stressed that citizens were the focus of the development process and all service projects

Bahrain’s Housing Ministry has been tasked with reviewing the new-look Mazaya Programme and to make recommendations to promote housing solutions for citizens, especially those that fall in the low-income category. The directive was issued by Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

The Mazaya Programme is a social housing scheme that was launched by the Ministry of Housing along with the Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain, in collaboration with the private sector.

The Crown Prince stressed that citizens were the focus of the development process and all service projects. The directives were issued while the Crown Prince was chairing a meeting of the Coordination Committee at Riffa Palace. He also stressed the need to continue the housing achievements and services for citizens, according to a BNA report that citied senior MP Ahmed Sabah Al Saloum.

Speaking about the Crown Prince’s directive, Al Saloum said his prompt response reflect his interest in meeting citizens’ demands and following up the parliament’s reaction to public and service issues.

The directives have restored balance to the housing file in the interest of citizens, Al Saloum added.

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