Sustainable Energy Unit background explained

Sustainable Energy Unit background explained

(Manama) – Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza met heads of companies operating in the oil, gas and petrochemical sector and explained the background to the establishment of the Sustainable Energy Unit. He said the two main objectives of the unit are to encourage investment in renewable energy and efficiency and rationalization of […]

HM King visits Ramadan majlises

HM King visits Ramadan majlises

(Manama) – His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa visited the majlis of His Highness Shaikh Abdullah bin Khalid Al Khalifa, the president of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs. The visit is part of HM the King’s keenness on meetings during the auspicious month of Ramadan. HM the King and guests at the […]

Shaikh Abdullah attends Serbian President’s inauguration

Shaikh Abdullah attends Serbian President's inauguration

(Belgrade) – His Highness Shaikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Personal Representative of HM the King, represented HM the King at the inauguration ceremony of Aleksandar Vucic as Serbia’s new president in Belgrade. HH Shaikh Abdullah conveyed to President Vucic the greetings and best wishes of HM the King on his inauguration and his […]

London fire death toll reaches 17

London fire death toll reaches 17

(London) – London firefighters, traumatised by the devastation they witnessed in a high-rise apartment blaze that killed at least 17 people, worked Thursday to make the building safe so they could continue the search for more victims. Entire families are missing, and the death toll is certain to rise after flames tore through the 120-unit […]

Tourism ties with Tunisia discussed

Tourism ties with Tunisia discussed

(Manama) – Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa, Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) received the Tunisian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Mohammed Bin Yousef. During the meeting, Shaikh Khalid stressed on the importance of bilateral relations and further enhancing areas of cooperation between both countries across all fields especially […]

Mumtalakat achieves BD 68.9 million net profit

Mumtalakat achieves BD 68.9 million net profit

(Manama) – The audited consolidated financial results for the fiscal year ended 31st December 2016 were released by the Board of Directors of the Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company (“Mumtalakat”), the investment arm of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The results reflect a continued solid financial and operational performance across Mumtalakat’s group of companies (“Group”). Commenting on […]

GPIC president attends RoSPA ceremony

GPIC president attends RoSPA ceremony

(Manama) – Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) President and Chairman of the International Fertiliser Industry Association (IFA) Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery attended a ceremony to celebrate 100 years of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) at the Buckingham Palace in London. Company Safety, Security, Health and Environment Manager Mr.JassimDarwish accompanied Dr. Jawahery at […]

Bahrain-Turkey visa fee exemption to take effect soon

Bahrain-Turkey visa fee exemption to take effect soon

(Manama) – “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs would like to clarify that the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on 12th February between the governments of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Turkish Republic on mutual exemption from visa fees for holders of ordinary passports will go into effect on June, 24, 2017.” “The exemption is […]

GCC Chief meets Russian envoy

GCC Chief meets Russian envoy

(Riyadh) – Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani received Russian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Sergey Kozlov. The meeting which was held at the GCC General-Secretariat in Riyadh focused on ways of bolstering Gulf-Russian relations, in addition to regional issues of mutual interest.

Saudi-Pakistani relations discussed

Saudi-Pakistani relations discussed

(Jeddah) – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud held at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah a discussion session with Pakistani Prime Minister Mohammed Nawaz Sharif, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. Discussions focused on strong relations between the two brotherly countries and regional developments.

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