The Prime Minister’s Office announces the launch of the fifth edition of the “Fikra” competition

Following the directives of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), today announced it will be receiving submissions for the 5th edition of the Government Innovation Competition, “Fikra”, from 27 November until 27 December 2022.”Fikra” aims to further develop government workstreams and promote a culture of creativity and innovation in line with the principles of sustainability, competitiveness and fairness, outlined in Bahrain’s Economic Vision 2030, which will contribute the Kingdom’s comprehensive development, led by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.


The launch of the fifth edition of the competition reinforces the engagement of public sector employees in contributing to the Kingdom’s national development, as witnessed with previous winning ideas being implemented.


Participants may submit their ideas individually or in groups (with a maximum of 4 individuals per group), through the Prime Minister’s Office website on:


Ideas should focus on ways to further develop government services or improve efficiency and performance.


All submission will undergo a preliminary review, and interviews with the participants of the selected ideas, will be conducted by the relevant members of the evaluation committee.