HM King receives USCENTCOM Commander
August 24, 2017

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, today at safriyah palace, received Commander of the US Central Command, Gen. Joseph Votel.

HM the king praised the solid longstanding Bahraini-US relations highlighted by joint coordination and coordination in various fields, especially in military and defence, in the interest of both countries and their peoples.

The latest regional and international developments were discussed, as well as topics of joint interest.

HM the king pointed out the"...

iGA's live broadcast Instalive successful
August 24, 2017

Beneficiaries of the Information and e-Government Authority (iGA), and its social media accounts' followers have massively interacted with the authority’s live blog, InstaLive, and the national portal, bahrain.bh.

iGA Chief Executive, Mohammed Ali Al-Qaed asserted that InstaLive, being among the latest social media trends, was launched by the iGA in line with the directives of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa to intensify direct communication and interaction between"...

Insurance industry achieved positive results in 2016
August 24, 2017

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has announced that the insurance industry has shown positive results in the year 2016, with general insurance business (including Medical insurance business) contributing 81% to the gross premiums.
The growth in business from the previous year has been strongest for Medical insurance at 19% followed by Engineering insurance at around 7%. Long-term insurance comprise of almost 19% of the total gross premiums and holds tremendous growth potential.

A significant part of such"...

GPIC honours employee for academic achievement
August 24, 2017

Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company’s (GPIC) Managing Director, Ibrahim Al-Musaitir, honoured GPIC’s employee Rita Rizkallah, who has obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from DePaul University.
This was part of the GPIC’s policy to empower women workers and provide them with opportunities for education and training so that they have equal opportunities. GPIC President, Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery, members of the Executive Management and the head of the Trade Union were present....

Municipal services needs discussed
August 24, 2017

Dr. Nabil Mohamed Abulfateh, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning on Wednesday received Member of Parliament (MP) Ahmed Qarrata to discuss the services needs of the second constituency of the Capital Governorate.


The undersecretary confirmed the ministry’s attentiveness to areas all over the kingdom's governorates as per the ministry’s plans of municipal work in partnership with the Council of Representatives and municipal councils to achieve"...

PayTabs raises US$20 million for global expansion
August 24, 2017

PayTabs announced it has raised US$20 million worth of investments from private funding to support the international expansion of its products and services.

The company which established in Saudi Arabia and headquartered in Bahrain said that the move is expected to create 4000 direct and indirect jobs internationally, to support PayTabs operations over the next two years.

PayTabs"...