Bahrain's Social Development Minister Among Top Ten Most Influential Women in Government in Arab World

Mar 21, 2013, 18:25 ET from Kingdom of Bahrain

MANAMA, Bahrain, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forbes-Middle East name Bahrain's Minister of Social Development, Her Excellency Fatima Al-Balooshi, one of the ten Most Influential Women in Government in the Arab World.

The rankings help to highlight the important and pioneering role of Arab women in creating strategic plans and decision-making in the Middle East and North Africa.

Dr. Al-Balooshi described the honor as an achievement for the Kingdom of Bahrain and its leadership.

She dedicated the achievement to Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women, in recognition of the Princess' monumental efforts to empower and encourage Bahraini women.

SOURCE Kingdom of Bahrain