The President of the Survey and Land Registration Bureau (SLRB) His Excellency Shaikh Salman bin Abdulla Al Khalifa praised the major contributions of Dr. Abdulla Yousuf Al-Mutawa to research and the development of education programs and plans during his career and the various official positions he held in the Ministry of Education.
This came during his meeting in his office with Dr. Abdulla Al-Mutawa who presented two books to His Excellency. The first book is titled "From Village Education to State Education", in which he described his career in education at various schooling levels, after which he was transferred to the Ministry of Education to take up a senior position there until the time of his retirement. The second book is titled "What has the Weekly Star Said", which documents the news and progress of the “Education Department” which was then renamed as the “Ministry of Education” during the period from 1957 to 1973. It contains valuable information and news about an important period in the history of education and highlights the contribution of the government of Bahrain to the development of education. The book was published to coincide with of the centenary of education in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
His Excellency the President of the Survey and Land Registration Bureau expressed his thanks and appreciation to Dr. Abdulla Al-Mutawa for this valuable gift. He praised the efforts made by Al-Mutawa in compiling these two books, and the important information they contained about education during that period, His Excellency wished Dr. Abdulla Al Mutawa every success in his future endeavors.
For his part, Dr. Abdulla Yousuf Al-Mutawa expressed his sincere thanks and appreciation to the President of the Survey and Land Registration Bureau for the good reception and for His Excellency’s support and encouragement to Bahraini researchers and writers.[Back]