NBB sponsors BIAS 2018
April 24, 2018

Transportation and Telecommunications Ministry announced today the National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) as a Silver Sponsor for the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS2018) to be held under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, on November 14-16 at Sakhir Airbase in Bahrain.
The agreement, signed by Transportation and Telecommunications Minister Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, and NBB, reflects efforts being driven by HH Shaikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Personal Representative of HM the King and Chairman"...

AlMabarrah AlKhalifia hosts monthly student meeting
April 24, 2018

In cooperation with the Consumer Protection Directorate at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Rayaat Scholarship programme of AlMabarrah Al Khalifia Foundation (MKF) has hosted its monthly meeting for students themed: 'Fraudulent of Pyramid Scheme and Network Marketing under Law 35/2012 on Consumer Protection.'
The meeting was hosted by Safa Qassim Safar, Head of the Consumer Awareness at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, who was keen to raise the awareness level in regards to consumer"...

SCW, Tamkeen discuss cooperation Local
April 24, 2018

Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), Hala Al-Ansari, held a meeting with Chief Executive of the Labour Fund Authority (Tamkeen), Dr. Ibrahim Janahi, to discuss indicators of the Bahraini women’s participation in the private sector to contribute to promoting the national economy.

Al-Ansari praised Tamkeen's effort to support Bahraini women's participation in the private sector, encouraging them to launch their own businesses and benefiting from training programmes to develop their"...

Bahrain, S. Korea discuss health cooperation
April 24, 2018

President of the Supreme Council for Health (SCH) Lt-Gen Dr. Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa and Health Minister Faeqa bint Saeed Al-Saleh, here today, met South Korea's Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Park Neunghoo, and discussed health cooperation.


The SCH President reviewed Bahrain’s National Health Plan (2016-2025), which is one of the national initiatives and a key aspect of the royal reforms. He pointed out the comprehensive health development projects and benefits that reflect"...

Maritime cartography agreement signed
April 24, 2018

Survey and Land Registration Bureau (SLRB) signed a cooperation agreement with the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO). (SLRB) Chairman Shaikh Salman bin Abdulla bin Hamad Al-Khalifa sealed the deal, in the presence of British Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain Simon Martin.


Under the agreement, the hydrographic and marine geospatial maps issued in Bahrain would be promoted and sold worldwide. Training programmes would also be provided for Bahraini personnel in cartography. The two sides have also"...

Tourism to contribute 'double digits' to Bahrain's GDP in coming years
April 24, 2018

Bahrain hopes that the tourism and hospitality sector will contribute 'double digits' to its GDP over the next several years, according to Ali Ghunam Murtaza, the director of real estate, tourism and leisure business development at the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB).

According to official figures, tourism contributed 6.3 percent to Bahrain's GDP in 2017.

Speaking"...