Dr. Jawaher Shaheen Al Mudhahki, Chief Executive of the Education and Training Quality Authority (BQA), expressed her great pride of the BQA winning the first place of the Award of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty King Hamad and Supreme Council for Women (SCW), for Bahraini Women Advancement. The BQA clinched the first place in the 6th Edition of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Award for Bahraini Women Advancement in the public institutions category and was hounoured at the gala ceremony held on 5 February 2020. Dr. Al Mudhahki expressed her sincere thanks and gratitude for HRH Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa for nominating the BQA among the most effective government authorities in terms of the empowerment, involvement and advancement of Bahraini women.
Commenting on this occasion, the BQA Chief Executive said: 'By God's grace and bounty, the BQA continues to accomplish further milestones that enhance its national role, mandate and goals that it has achieved during the past period. The BQA won the 'Customer Service Excellence Award for Customer Support' category for the second consecutive year at the Government Forum 2019 and obtained the Advanced-Level Certificate in Information Security in Theqah Programme. The Authority has been ranked among the top five institutions for reducing the gender gap in the Bahrain First National Report in terms of measuring the “Bahrain Index" in the gender equality in the public sector, issued by the Supreme Council for Women, and endorsed by the Cabinet.
Dr. Al Mudhahki emphasized that all these accomplishments and milestones made by the Authority and other national institutions, were due to our wise leadership directives and the support provided by Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa who is credited with creating this competitive environment among government and private authorities, institutions and ministries to institutionalise the rights of Bahraini women, to continue to step up their efforts in achieving further national accomplishments and accessing high ranking positions. The Authority's winning of this Award confirms that it implements and applies all the goals of the national plan for the empowerment of Bahraini women in partnership with the Supreme Council for Women.
Dr. Al Mudhahki congratulated all the BQA's employees for the continuous success in serving our beloved nation, and praised their role and efforts in developing and promoting the education and training system in the Kingdom of Bahrain, as well as assuring the quality of the performance of education and training institutions to achieve all the goals of the empowerment of Bahraini women wishing everyone all the best in serving our beloved Kingdom, strengthening and promoting its position in all fields.