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Bahrain closer to signature of Country Programme Framework

Director General given full support on Programme of Work and Budget
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FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva meeting with Juma Bin Ahmed Alkaabi, Minister for Municipalities and Urban Planning, Bahrain. FAO Conference, 38th Session, FAO headquarters.

19 June 2013, Rome, Italy – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met with Juma Bin Ahmed Alkaabi, Bahraini Minister for Municipalities and Urban Planning, as well as with the Undersecretary of the Ministry for Agriculture and Marine Resources yesterday. Both delegates expressed their full support for FAO’s Programme of Work and Budget and the Minister reiterated that his country wants to become and even more active member of the Organization. The delegates expressed their satisfaction with progress towards the signature of the Country Programme Framework (CPF) and underlined the importance of establishing efficient communications with FAO in order to draw up a CPF implementation plan.

Click here to listen to H.E. Juma Bin Ahmed Alkaabi.