GCC insurance sector reaches $24b

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(Manama) - The GCC insurance industry has more than tripled between 2006 and 2015, with insurance premiums increasing to $24 billion as of the end of 2015 compared to $6.4 billion in 2006, according to a senior Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB)…

Bahraini-Emirati relations discussed

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(Manama) - Advisor to His Royal Highness the Premier for Economic Affairs Abdullah bin Hassan Saif received the UAE Ambassador to Bahrain Abdul Redha Abdullah Al Khouri. They discussed strong bilateral relations and ways of bolstering them…

King congratulated on awards

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(Manama) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received a cable of congratulations from Bahrain Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Shaikh Humood bin Abdulla Al-Khalifa on being granted the "Samuel Zwemer" Award by the Reformed Church in the…

Information Affairs Ministry marks Saudi National Day

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(Manama) - Information Affairs Ministry organised, in cooperation with the Bahrain Ardha Society and the “City Centre” Mall, an Ardha show marking Saudi Arabia’s National Day. Visitors from the Eastern Region in Saudi Arabia and…

Bahrain's FM meets UN Secretary-General

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(New York) - The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, has conveyed the greetings of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and those of His Royal Highness Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman…

Pakistan-Bahrain Business opportunities conference opens

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(Manama) - First Pakistan-Bahrain conference on "Business Opportunities" begins in Manama. The conference would be jointly chaired by Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir and his Bahraini counterpart. The conference would provide…

Gulf Air partners with Finesse

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(Manama) - Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has established a partnership with Finesse for the implementation of a sophisticated Business Intelligence solution using Qlik, one of the market-leading products in this…

Bahrain ratifies agreement to facilitate trade

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(Geneva) - Bahrain’s Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Dr. Yussef Abdulkarim Bujiri handed in Geneva the WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo Bahrain’s ratification document of an agreement to facilitate…

Government Forum 2016 launched

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(Manama) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received the Prime Minister, His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister His Royal Highness Prince…

PM Nawaz meets British counterpart

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(New York) - Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif met with British Prime Minister Theresa May. Highlighting the fast deteriorating situation in the Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir, the Prime Minister said that our support for Kashmiri…

Bahrain's Premier receives award laureates

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa stressed values of voluntary work promoted by the GCC countries, including mainly the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which, he said, is playing a major role to ensure…

BTEA announces ‘Moroccan Bahraini Handicrafts Week’

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(Manama) - The Moroccan Bahraini Handicraft Week will kick off on the 26th September 2016 at the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre, it was revealed. The event, held in cooperation between the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority…

71st Session of U.N. General Assembly kicks Off

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(New York) - The 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) kicked off at the U.N. headquarters in New York. The U.N. General Assembly elected Peter Thomson, the permanent representative of Fiji, as the president of its…

Shaikh Nasser shines at World Endurance Championship

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(Samorin) - In a superb achievement, HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Olympic Committee,…