King Hamad Youth Empowering Award launched

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(Manama) - HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Work and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Olympic Committee, asserts that the Kingdom…

HM King meets Russian Foreign minister

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa met, in Abu Dhabi, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and discussed with him solid relations binding the two friendly countries and cooperation in all fields. HM the King welcomed…

HM King receives Prince Al-Hassan bin Talal

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(Manama) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received at Safriya Palace His Royal Highness Prince Al-Hassan bin Talal on the occasion of his visit to Bahrain. HM the King welcomed him, lauding deep-rooted historic fraternal relations…

Customs Affairs strategy in tune with Economic Vision 2030

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(Manama) - Clearing and Customs Inspection Acting Director General Brigadier Abdullah Hamad Al Kubaisi stressed that the strategy of the Customs Affairs for the years 2017-2020, which was inaugurated is in tune with the Economic Vision 2030…

Bahrain Falcons and Hunting Tournament held

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(Manama) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Al-Hassan bin Talal today visited “Al-Sabkha” area, opposite to Bahrain International Endurance Village. They attended part of the Bahrain Falcons…

National energy efficiency plan highlighted

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(Manama) - Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza received Caspian Renewable Energy Company Chairman Dr. Rob Sobhani and reviewed the company’s latest developments in renewable energy projects. Dr. Sobhani was…

Bahrain-Philippines ties praised

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(Manama) - Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel Humaidan received Dr. Amable Aguiluz, Philippines President's Special Envoy to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-Member States who is currently visiting Bahrain. They discussed…

BCCI approves budget, new organisational structure

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(Manama) - The Board of Directors of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) held its 20th meeting, under the chairmanship of Khalid Abdulrahman Al-Moayyad. The panel approved its estimated budget for 2017. The budget aimed…

International Customs Day celebrated

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(Manama) - Interior Minister, Lieutenant-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa attended a ceremony to mark the International Customs Day and the launch of the Customs Strategy 2017-2020. The event was attended by Deputy Interior…

Boosting GCC tourism business discussed

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(Manama) - Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA)'s CEO Shaikh Khalid bin Hamood Al Khalifa has participated in the first meeting of the technical team in charge of the comprehensive vision for joint tourism business in the GCC…

HH Shaikh Nasser hails BAHRAIN MERIDA

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(Manama) - His Highness 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, hailed…

Government Treasury Bills issue 1635 fully subscribed

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(Manama) - This week’s BD 70 million issue of Government Treasury Bills has been subscribed by 100%, the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announced. The bills, carrying a maturity of 91 days, are issued by the CBB, on behalf of the Government…

GCC-UN cooperation reviewed

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(Riyadh) - Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), and Rashid Khalikov, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Partnerships with the Middle East and Central Asia, have discussed…

Foreign minister meets NATO chief

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(Kuwait) - The Minister of Foreign Affairs met North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on the sidelines of the NAC-ICI meeting in Kuwait and the inauguration of the NATO-Istanbul Cooperation Initiative…