NIHR Chairman holds meeting with US Congress delegation

Chairman of the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR), Ali Ahmed Al-Derazi, today held an induction meeting with a delegation from US Congress staff, who are on an official visit to the kingdom.

During the meeting, attended by several members of the Council of Commissioners at NIHR, Al-Derazi briefed the delegation about the NIHR's role in promoting, consolidating and protecting human rights in the kingdom, as well as its efforts to follow up on issues related to human rights, in accordance with the terms of reference stipulated in its establishment law.

He stressed the importance of such visits in collecting first-hand and correct information about the human rights situation in the kingdom.

Source: Bahrain News Agency