Minister receives US company executives

Minister receives US company executives

(Manama) – Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Abdulhussain Mirza received a high-level delegation from US-Incorporated NuPower Development LLC headed by the company’s CEO Daniel Alderman. Dr. Mirza was briefed on the company’s activities and projects in wireless power transmission which is a new technology for safe transfer of electricity. The corporate delegation expressed their desire […]

Port to welcome 54 cruise ships, 100,000 passengers

Port to welcome 54 cruise ships, 100,000 passengers

(Manama) – The Khalifa bin Salman Port (KBSP), operated by APM Terminals Bahrain has embarked on the 2017-2018 Cruise Season with the arrival of luxury cruise ship AIDA-stella at the port in November 2017. Bahrain, known for its rich and vibrant cultural heritage and a popular destination for cruise ships, is expected to receive 54 […]

Alibaba opens electronic trading hub in Malaysia

Alibaba opens electronic trading hub in Malaysia

(Kuala Lumpur) – Alibaba launched an electronic trading hub in Malaysia aimed at helping small- and medium-sized businesses, a first for the Chinese internet giant outside its home country. The hub, part of a “digital free trade zone” near Kuala Lumpur International Airport, went live during a ceremony attended by Alibaba founder Jack Ma and […]

Industrial Security Conference 2017 inaugurated

Industrial Security Conference 2017 inaugurated

(Manama) – Oil Minister Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa has stressed the importance of synergizing and activation of all security forces in the region with other security forces in mega conglomerates and national establishments to achieve security integration and cooperation spirit to prevail the bilateral security ties commensurate with the contemporary security challenges fronting […]

Power meter technologies outlined

Power meter technologies outlined

(Manama) – Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussein bin Ali Mirza received NGN International Chief Executive Officer for the Middle East Yacoub Al-Awadhi, who was accompanied by a company delegation. The minister was briefed about latest cutting edge technologies which are used in distance reading of electricity metres. He welcomed cooperation with local and […]

Bahrain hosts eCommerce Forum and Exhibition 2017

Bahrain hosts eCommerce Forum and Exhibition 2017

(Manama) – Bahrain has hosted the fourth edition of eCommerce Forum and Exhibition 2017, under the patronage of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed R. Alzayani. Themed “eCommerce … a Bahraini Platform … For a Global Market” the event was held in a strategic partnership with Tamkeen and the Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH), and […]

SCE participates in World Green Economy Summit

SCE participates in World Green Economy Summit

(Dubai) – The Supreme Council for Environment (SCE) participated in the World Green Economy Summit (WGES). The Summit held in Dubai on October 24 – 25 under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President ,Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. It was organised by the Dubai […]

Deputy premier opens BIPEX 2017

Deputy premier opens BIPEX 2017

(Manama) – Deputy Premier and Chairman of the Ministerial Committee for Urbanisation and Infrastructure, Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, has asserted that Bahrain’s national expertise in the real estate field had reached its highest maturity levels following His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s ratification and issuance of the Real Estate Regulatory Law […]

Nogaholding establishes $3 bln GMTN programme

Nogaholding establishes $3 bln GMTN programme

(Manama) – Nogaholding, the investment and development arm of Bahrain’s National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA) has announced the establishment of its $ 3 billion, 144A/Reg S, Global Medium-Term Note (GMTN) Programme, and the successful close of its inaugural issuance of $ 1 billion notes thereunder. With a maturity date in 2027, the notes were […]

Exports of national goods increased 17% in Bahrain

Exports of national goods increased 17% in Bahrain

(Manama) – Bahrain recorded a 17 per cent jump in the total exports of ‘national goods’ during the third quarter of 2017, according to Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA). Exports of ‘national goods’ during Q3 increased to BD465 million from BD398m during the same period a year ago. This is according to the foreign trade […]

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