HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister meets with CPISP graduates

His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, today met with graduates of the Crown Prince’s International Scholarship Program (CPISP) to commemorate the programme’s silver jubilee since its launch in 1999.

HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister welcomed the CPISP graduates and expressed his pride in their achievements in both the public and private sectors.

His Royal Highness underscored the pivotal role of education in the development and achievement of Bahrain’s youth, noting that their exceptional achievements and leadership fulfil the visions of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

Furthermore, HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister emphasised the significance of human capital in civilizational development and progress, which led the Kingdom to focus on providing promising opportunities to equip Bahraini citizens with modern knowledge and skills and ample resources to contribute to building a prosperous present and a promising future.

His Royal Highness highlighted that all human capital initiatives aim to foster an innovative generation, confident in its abilities and capable of notable national achievements across all fields.

His Royal Highness highlighted that Bahraini citizens, through their commitment to excellence, are the driving force behind overcoming national challenges and developing them into success stories.

HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister affirmed that human capital stands as a crucial investment, highlighting its contribution to the Kingdom's accomplishments across various sectors. His Royal Highness expressed pride in the achievements of Team Bahrain, which represents an essential asset for the present and a guarantee for the future.

His Royal Highness commended the continuous development of the CPISP throughout its 25-year journey and highlighted the successful and dedicated efforts of the administrators in supporting students to achieve their educational goals.

HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister also expressed his gratitude to the private sector organisations that have offered their support to the programme, highlighting their participation as a key example of the successes achieved through the collaboration between the public and private sectors.

HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister directed the CPISP administrators to continue developing the programme to ensure its sustained progress toward achieving its goals.

The CPISP has awarded scholarships for students to study abroad in nine different countries, where they studied at 69 higher education establishments, and the graduates were employed at 141 global employers. A total of 246 scholarships have been given since the start of the programme.  

The CPISP graduates expressed their appreciation for His Royal Highness's unwavering support and commitment to creating promising opportunities for Bahraini professionals.

The Minister of Finance and National Economy, HE Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, and several senior officials also attended the meeting.