Crown Prince meets Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan

Crown Prince meets Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan

(Manama) – His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, met the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Tarō Kōno, on the sidelines of the 2017 Manama Dialogue. During the meeting, His Royal Highness and the Minister for Foreign Affairs discussed the strength of […]

US decision on Jerusalem suspended for 6 months

US decision on Jerusalem suspended for 6 months

(Washington) – Hours after “recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,” President Donald Trump issued a memorandum that “will delay the move of the US embassy from Tel Aviv for six months.” “I hereby determine that it is necessary, in order to protect the national security interests of the United States, to suspend for a […]

Princess Sabeeka receives UN Women executive director

Princess Sabeeka receives UN Women executive director

(Manama) – Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), received the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women), Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, and her accompanying delegation. A number of women […]

International workshop on circular economy concluded

International workshop on circular economy concluded

(Manama) – Under the patronage of Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Environment (SCE), Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid bin Isa Al Khalifa, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) concluded a specialized international workshop entitled (Green industrial development toward circular economy). The five-day workshop was staged in collaboration with SCE, University of Bahrain, Bahrain […]

Anti-corruption workshop held

Anti-corruption workshop held

(Manama) – The General Directorate of Anti-corruption and Economic and Electronic Security and the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority held a workshop on promoting integrity and anti-corruption. The workshop was part of the national Anti-corruption Campaign (Nazaha 2017) to promote integrity and transparency, in addition, to limit corruption cases. Lieutenant Al-Anoud Samir Alzayani, an officer […]

Bahraini-US military delegation reviewed

Bahraini-US military delegation reviewed

(Manama) – Chief of Staff Lt-Gen Dhiab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi received Commander of US Central Command, General Joseph Votel, and the accompanying delegation. Bilateral friendship relations were discussed, as well as ways to boost military cooperation. Director of Military Cooperation Rear Admiral Mohammed Hashim Al Sada was also present.

WTO National Committee holds meeting

WTO National Committee holds meeting

(Manama) – The World Trade Organisation (WTO) National Committee held its eight meeting. Industry, Commerce and Tourism Ministry Zayed bin Rashid Alzayani chaired the session, in the presence of members representing the Government departments and other related parties. The panel discussed the successful workshop which was held last October on implementing the trade facilitation agreement, […]

HRH Premier chairs Cabinet session

HRH Premier chairs Cabinet session

(Manama) – His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa chaired the regular weekly Cabinet session at Gudaibiya Palace. The Cabinet lauded the successful visit of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, to the US where he met […]

Bahrain’s Women Day celebrated

Bahrain's Women Day celebrated

(Manama) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a special celebration marking Bahrain Women’s Day in the presence of the ministry’s Undersecretary, Dr Shaikha Rana bint Isa bin Daij Al Khalifa, officials and employees. The ceremony started with a welcoming speech, followed by a speech on behalf of the newly appointed female directors at the […]

Yemen’s former President killed

Yemen's former President killed

(Aden) – Most international news agencies and mass media reported today the death of Yemen’s former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Sources from Yemen’s General People’s Congress confirmed that their leader Saleh was killed by Houthi militias in Sanaa. Al-Ekhbariya Channel reported on its correspondent in Sanaa that the former Yemeni President had left before noon […]

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