GCCMID 2017 opens under Premier’s patronage

GCCMID 2017 opens under Premier’s patronage

(Manama) – The 2nd Gulf Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (GCCMID 2017) opened at the Gulf Hotel under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Salman Al-Khalifa. Delegated by HRH the Premier, Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al-Khalifa opened the event, being organized by the Bahrain Medical Society in […]

Bahrain elected UNESCO vice president

Bahrain elected UNESCO vice president

(Paris) – Bahrain has been elected one of the vice presidents of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)’s 39th General Assembly in the French capital Paris. Bahrain won the confidence of the general assembly members after it was unanimously nominated by the Arab group. Education Minister Dr. Majid bin Ali Al Nuaimi, […]

1 policeman dies, 8 injured in terrorist act

1 policeman dies, 8 injured in terrorist act

(Manama) – One policeman died and eight others sustained serious and medium injuries when a police bus was targeted in a terror crime at 5:26 PM on Friday while driving on Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman highway towards Manama near Jidhafs, the Ministry of Interior said. The wounded policemen were referred to hospital for treatment. The […]

HRH Crown Prince inaugurates The Avenues mall

HRH Crown Prince inaugurates The Avenues mall

(Manama) – His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, attended the opening of Bahrain’s newest shopping landmark, The Avenues mall in Manama. The Crown Prince highlighted that the opening underscores Bahrain’s commitment to advancing its key economic sectors and bolstering regional competiveness. […]

Preparations begin for National Day celebrations

Preparations begin for National Day celebrations

(Manama) – Southern Governor His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali Al-Khalifa held a meeting with Southern Municipality director-general Asem Abdullatif Abdulla and discussed joint preparations to mark the National Day in December. He described the Southern Municipality as an essential partner in spearheading Government work and carrying out programmes and projects. He stressed the importance […]

Bahrain signed $3.8-b deal to buy 16 F-16 jets

Bahrain signed $3.8-b deal to buy 16 F-16 jets

(Manama) – Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) signed the biggest deal in its history to purchase 16 F-16 fighter jets from US aerospace company Lockheed Martin. The $3.8-billion deal to purchase the upgraded F16 aircrafts was signed between Royal Bahrain Air Force (RBAF) and Lockheed Martin during the second day of the Bahrain International Defence Exhibition […]

Assistant foreign minister lauds UNDP efforts in Bahrain

Assistant foreign minister lauds UNDP efforts in Bahrain

(Manama) – Assistant Foreign Minister, Abdullah bin Faisal bin Jabur Al Doseri, received Amin Al Sharkawi, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative to the Kingdom of Bahrain. Al Doseri praised the efforts and initiatives of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its role in supporting Bahrain in achieving economic diversification, sustainable development, energy […]

Cabinet commends royal Saudi visit to Russia

Cabinet commends royal Saudi visit to Russia

(Manama) – Cabinet session, chaired by HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, praised the successful visit of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia to the Russian Federation. Cabinet Secretary-General Dr. Yasser bin Isa Al-Nasser said the historic royal Saudi visit has grabbed the […]

Health Ministry wins best webpage award

Health Ministry wins best webpage award

(Manama) – The Ministry of Health has won a key award for best Government-run electronic website. Health Minister Faeqa bint Said Al-Saleh was presented with the prize during the eGovernment Excellence Award ceremony, which was held under the patronage of Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Information and Communication Technology (SCICT) […]

Bahrain determined to consolidate religious freedom

Bahrain determined to consolidate religious freedom

(Manama) – His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, at Sakhir Palace, received Chairman of Jaafari Endowment Council, Shaikh Mohsen Abdulhussain Al-Asfoor, accompanied with a delegation from the General Authority for Hussaini Processions, marking the conclusion of Ashoora season. Shaikh Al-Asfoor and the accompanying delegation expressed sincere loyalty to HM the King and gratitude […]

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