GCC Chief receives Gulf official

GCC Chief receives Gulf official

(Riyadh) – Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani received The Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC) Secretary-General Abdulaziz Al-Aqeel. The meeting focused on GCC-GOIC cooperation in all fields to consolidate the joint Arabian Gulf march and support GOIC efforts to conduct economic studies and researches. The meeting was attended by GCC […]

Japan to install land-based Aegis missile defense

Japan to install land-based Aegis missile defense

(Tokyo) – Japan’s Defense Ministry has decided to consider introducing a new US-made missile defense system known as “Aegis Ashore” in light of progress in North Korea’s missile development, public broadcaster NHK reported. Japan is prepared for North Korea’s possible launches of ballistic missiles by deploying a destroyer equipped with the Aegis advanced radar system […]

Media training second phase launched

Media training second phase launched

(Manama) – The Information Affairs Ministry announced the launch of the second phase of the professional media programme organised in partnership with Tamkeen and with the participation of 100 students and graduates from national universities specialising in media and telecommunication. The training programme aims to equip them with the needed technical and professional skills and […]

Participation in World Food Moscow Exhibition invited

Participate in World Food Moscow Exhibition invited

(Manama) – Food and Agriculture Committee at Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) called on Bahraini businessmen and traders to participate in the World Food Moscow Exhibition to be held on September 11-14. The BCCI’s committee staged the meeting to shed light on the international exhibition that is an excellent opportunity for Bahraini businessmen […]

Saudi king facilitates hajj travel for Qatari pilgrims

Saudi king facilitates hajj travel for Qatari pilgrims

(Jeddah) – Deputy Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has received at Al Salam Palace in Jeddah Shaikh Abdullah bin Ali bin Abdullah bin Jassem Al Thani. During the meeting, Shaikh Abdullah bin Ali stressed that the relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Qatar are […]

Minister inspects solar energy project

Minister inspects solar energy project

(Manama) – Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza visited the Avenues Mall development to inspect the progress of a project of integrating solar energy solutions at the facility. He was accompanied by United Nations Resident Coordinator and Resident Representative Amin Al Sharkawi and the Director of the Sustainable Energy Unit. He was received […]

HRH Premier chairs Cabinet session

HRH Premier chairs Cabinet session

(Manama) – His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has informed the Cabinet about the written message addressed to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa by the Kuwaiti Amir, HH Shaikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on the latest Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Arab and international developments, as well as […]

King hails oil, gas development projects

King hails oil, gas development projects

(Manama) – Bahrain is determined to continue development programmes in all sectors, said His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa. Receiving Oil Minister Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa at Al-Safriya Palace, he reiterated resolve to pursue the development momentum so as to serve the nation, meet citizens’ aspirations and ensure them decent living […]

Bahrain-Sri Lanka ties reviewed

Bahrain-Sri Lanka ties reviewed

(Manama) – Defence Affairs Minister Lt-General Yousef bin Ahmed Al Jalahma received the Ambassador of Sri Lanka Republic to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Dr. A. Saj U. Mendis. They reviewed the bilateral cooperation and friendship ties as well as various topics of shared interest.

GFH completes major acquisition

GFH completes major acquisition

(Manama) – GFH Financial Group (“GFH”) announced that it has completed the acquisition of $1.2bn infrastructure portfolio in Africa and Middle East. The acquisition comes as part of GFH’s new strategy approved in the last shareholders’ Extraordinary General Meeting in March 2017 and subsequent to regulatory approvals. The acquisition has been funded by US$ 315mn […]

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