Pakistan-Bahrain business opportunities conference held

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(Islamabad) - Pakistan-Bahrain second business opportunities conference has begun in Islamabad. Speaking on the occasion, Pakistan's ambassador to Bahrain Javed Malik said Pakistan has an open door policy and welcomes all moves aimed…

Health minister chairs national committee meeting

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(Manama) - Health Minister Faeqa Al Saleh presided over the third meeting of the National Committee for Combating Incommunicable Chronic Diseases, in the presence of Ministry of Health (MoH)'s Assistant Undersecretary for Primary and Public…

National Skills Contest concludes

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(Manama) - The third edition of the National Skills Contest has concluded. Education Minister Dr. Majid bin Ali Al-Nuaimi patronized the ceremony and honored the winners. A total of 220 students, employees and Bahraini job-seekers competed…

Bahraini-Canadian high education cooperation discussed

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(Manama) - Secretary-General of the High Education Council (HEC), Dr. Abdulghani Al-Shuweikh, met Trade Commissioner at the Embassy of Canada to Riyadh, Lina Alameddine Dada. He discussed with her ways to enhance bilateral cooperation…

Bahraini food companies participate in Gulfood 2017

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(Dubai) - 10 Bahraini companies started their participation in Bahrain pavilion in the world's largest exhibition for food and hospitality "Gulfood 2017" which is housed by the Dubai World Trade Centre from 26 of February to 2 March 2017. The…

More than BD100 million injected in economy

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(Manama) - More than BD100 million in direct foreign investment was injected into the local economy through the efforts of the Economic Development Board (EDB) during 2016, its head told a meeting of entrepreneurs, organised by the Bahrain…

GCC financing challenges discussed at Bahrain forum

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(Manama) - Senior government officials, regulators and economists joined local and international financiers and business leaders at the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Financial Forum in Manama for two days of high level discussions and networking…

Deputy PM opens Gulf Water Conference

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister deputized Deputy Premier Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa in inaugurating the 12th edition of the Gulf Water Conference/Exhibition. The event is…

Saudi-Bahraini fraternal relations praised

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(Damam) - Governor of Saudi Eastern Region His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received a delegation from the King Fahd Causeway Organization (KFCO) led by Director-General Abdulrahman bin Saad Al-Yahya. A number of…

HM King, Egyptian President hail strategic cooperation

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(Cairo) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa and Egyptian President Abdelfattah Al-Sisi chaired the plenary session of officials talks at Al-Ittihadiya Palace in Cairo. HM the King expressed thanks and appreciation to President Al-Sisi…

UN’s Syria peace talks restart in Geneva

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(Geneva) - UN-backed Syria peace talks resumed in Geneva with little hope of a breakthrough and the emboldened regime seen as unlikely to make concessions. UN deputy special envoy Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy met separately with government negotiators…

Foreign Minister meets John McCain

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(Washington) - Minister of Foreign Affairs Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, currently on an official visit to the United States, met US Senator John McCain in Washington and reviewed with him bilateral relations between the…

Bahraini-Iraqi sports cooperation discussed

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(Manama) - Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Work and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sport (SCYS) and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa received Iraqi…

Bahrain, US cooperation discussed

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(Washington) - Part of his current official visit to the United States, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa met in Washington with Congresswoman Kay Granger, member of the Financial Committee at…