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Al-Hekma Retired Society hosts ceremony.

Manama, Dec12(BNA) Al-Hekma Society has today hosted a ceremony in honour of pioneers and the retired. His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister deputized Minister of State for Defence Affairs Lieutenant-General Dr. Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al-Khalifa to patronise the event.

The association hosted the event under the slogan "Fifth Loyalty Day" as part the festivities marking the 34th National Day and the His Majesty's 14th Accession Day. Dr. Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al-Khalifa, also Al-Hekma Society Chairman, addressed the ceremony thanking HRH the Crown Prince for deputizing him to patronise the event and honour social and charity pioneers and the retired.

He paid tribute to the honourees for their dedicated efforts, extending thanks to the ministries, government departments and national institutions as well as the president and members of the organising committee.

Khalifa Al-Yahya addressed the event on behalf of the honourees paying tribute to HRH the Crown Prince. Eight social and charity work pioneers were honoured in addition to 137 retired people representing different sectors. The honoured pioneers are Kamel Saleh Al-Saleh, Safiya Ibrahim Kanoo, Kadhim Isa Al-Said, Abdulrahman Rafea, Ibrahim Yusuf Al-Duwei and Shaikh Mahmoud Adam.

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BNA 1925 GMT 2013/12/12

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