Entries by Asiya Mahar

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Bahrain-UAE ties praised

(Manama) – Cabinet Affairs Minister Mohammed Ibrahim Al Muttawa received Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Bahrain, Abdelridha Abdullah Al Khoury. The minister praised the exemplary ties based on kinship and shared destiny between the two countries and peoples, noting the ambassador’s efforts in boosting cooperation in various fields. The ambassador expressed his gratitude […]

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King patronises NAC celebrations

(Manama) – His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa patronised part of the major national celebrations organized by the Education Ministry to mark the 17th anniversary of the National Action Charter. HM the King was welcomed upon arrival at the NAC edifice in Sakhir by Education Minister Dr. Majid bin Ali Al Nuaimi and […]

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Interior Minister received Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Governor

(Manama) – Interior Minister Lt-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province Deputy Governor HRH Prince Ahmed bin Fahad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and his accompanying delegation. The minister welcomed HRH Prince Ahmed in his second country, appreciated the brotherly visit and its role in reinforcing strong ties between […]

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Cabinet praises National Action Charter outcomes

(Manama) – The Cabinet has extended congratulations to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on the 17th anniversary of the National Action Charter (NAC). The National Action Charter, supported by a wise royal leadership and an impressive popular consensus, has paved the way for launching a new phase of national and democratic action […]

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Bahrain women clinch Arab championship

(Manama) – The Kingdom of Bahrain has achieved an unprecedented achievement on the regional level after winning first place overall in the medal table at the Fourth Arab Women’s Sports Tournament, which ended yesterday (Monday) in Sharjah. Taking home a total of 28 medals – 12 gold, 7 silver and 9 bronze, the nationals topped […]

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Bahrain Islamic Bank posts BD 10.1 million net profit

(Manama) – Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) announced strong financial results that have positively impacted all the Bank’s operations. The Bank recorded a net profit of BD 10.1 million for the year ended 31st December, 2017 compared to a net profit of BD 8.4 million last year, an increase of 20%. During the last quarter of […]

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Bahrain, US economic ties reviewed

(Manama) – Finance Minister Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa has received US Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Justin Hicks Siberell. They hailed the strong relationship between the two countries and discussed means of enhancing its financial and economic aspects on the basis of mutual interest. They also reviewed latest developments with regard to […]

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Jordan hosts ‘Counter Daesh Finance’ Group meeting

(Amman) – Jordan hosted the 9th meeting of the ‘Counter Daesh Finance’ Group with the aim of assessing accomplishments made in fighting Daesh and exchange expertise among concerned countries to dry up the sources of Daesh funding. Governor of the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) and Chairman of the National Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing, […]

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GCC Chief meets EU delegation

(Riyadh) – Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani received a delegation representing the EU Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee, led by Chairman David McAllister, currently on visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Alzayani stressed solid GCC-EU relations, affirming shared keenness on strengthening joint ties to promote common interests. He underscored […]

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Saudi-EU cooperation reviewed

(Riyadh) – Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir met a delegation from the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, Saudi Press Agency reported. Cooperation between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the European Union were discussed.

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Attempts to undermine social cohesion rejected: PM

(Manama) – His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has stressed that the Bahraini society is cohesive and united in its nature, and will remain so in the present and the future. We have built Bahrain on the bases of cohesion and harmony, and will build future Bahrain on the same […]

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Bahrain participates in WGS2018

(Manama) – Finance Minister Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa has headed the delegation of the Government of Bahrain to the World Government Summit (WGS2018) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The Summit included […]

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HRH Premier receives US ambassador

(Manama) – His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa received at Gudaibiya Palace the US Ambassador to Bahrain Justin Siberell. He lauded strong and growing bilateral relations, pointing out the importance of political, security and military cooperation in boosting regional security and stability. HRH the Prime Minister commended the efforts of […]

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Electricity Minister opens green conference

(Manama) – Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza opened the International Conference on Green Cities, Sustainable Buildings and Renewable Energy, organised by the Kingdom University. The event was held in cooperation with the International Renewable Energy Network under the theme “Green Cities, Sustainable Buildings and Renewable Energy”. Senior officials and invited participants from […]