Bahrain is ‘doing much more’ to invest in human capital and improve economic growth during the pandemic

SourceThe Daily Tribune - News of Bahrain
SectorFinancial Markets

Bahrain has made good progress in improving human capital over the past decade.  And as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic deepens and threatens hard-earned gains, the Kingdom is doing much more to preserve them, particularly in pushing forward advancement in health and education. This was emphasised by Finance and National Economy Minister Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa who said the Kingdom continues to invest in human capital to improve economic growth during these unprecedented times. He was speaking during a virtual meeting organised by the World Bank on investment in human capital in the era of the pandemic The Minister pointed out that the Kingdom has achieved significant development in the health and education sectors over the past few years. Bahrain ranked second in the Arab world in the Human Capital Index 2020 issued by more...