BAB signs MoU with Turkey's TBB
April 27, 2017

Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB) and The Banks Association of Turkey (TBB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen the cooperation through expertise exchange, and promoting the attractive financial sector in Bahrain, including the advanced Islamic Banking.


Adnan Yousif, Chairman of BAB said that the size of the joint loans between the Bahraini and Turkish Banks exceeds 2 billion USD, which shows strong financial activity between both parties.

'The Bahraini Banks have strong"...

15 hotels worth $10 billion to open in Bahrain by 2020
April 27, 2017

According to figures released in the latest Bahrain Economic Quarterly (BEQ) by the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), the Kingdom’s hotel and restaurant sector witnessed robust growth at a rate of 3%.

This was underpinned by plans to establish 15 new five- and four-star hotels and beachfront resorts, with a collective investment value of more than $10 billion over the next five years.

The list includes world-renowned hotel brands including: The One&Only Resort, Wyndham Grand Hotel,"...

TRA leads Bahrain’s delegation to key cyber security conference
April 27, 2017

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) led Bahrain’s delegation to the Central Region Communications Conference (CRCC) from 17 – 19 April 2017 which was held at Washington, DC, headed by TRA’s Director of Cyber Security, Dr. Khalid bin Duaij Al Khalifa.

CRCC is an annual conference, organized by the United States Central Command (USCENTCOM), led in conjunction with the Department of State and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and this year’s theme is 'Cyber Incident Response:"...

Multi-purpose services facility project inspected
April 27, 2017

Works Affairs Undersecretary of the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning, Ahmed Al Khayyat, visited the All-in-One Handicapped Services Complex in A’Ali.

The Undersecretary was accompanied by members of the Northern Municipal Council and a number of engineers from the Ministry. The visit aimed to introduce the council members to the project, implementation phases and the latest developments in construction works. He listened to a detailed presentation about the project and its components....

National Disaster Management drill held
April 27, 2017

As part of the work of the National Disaster Management Committee to measure readiness of various concerned authorities and enhance the national disaster management plan, an exercise entitled “Bahrain is My Nation 2017” with a scenario of airplane crash in residential area was held on Wednesday morning.

The exercise was held in cooperation with the Bahrain Defence Force, National Guard, Health Ministry, Works and Municipalities Ministry, Transportation Ministry, Education Ministry, Supreme Environment"...

15 hotels valued at $10bn to open in Bahrain by 2020
April 27, 2017

The Kingdom of Bahrain’s hotel and restaurant sector witnessed robust growth at a rate of 3%, the latest Bahrain Economic Quarterly (BEQ) report by the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) revealed. This was underpinned by plans to establish 15 new five and four-star hotels and beachfront resorts, with a collective investment value of more than $10 billion over the next five years.

The list includes world-renowned hotel brands, including:"...