Bahrain's sewerage project set for Q4 completion
October 18, 2017

Around 80 per cent of the work is over on the Muqaba Sewerage Network Project in the Northern Governorate of Bahrain and on track for completion by the fourth quarter of this year.

The project aims to connect 41 houses and real estates in Block 517 to the network, said a senior official from the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning.

So far, 10 units and real estates have been connected to the network, out of a total"...

Leonardo pitches M60 tank upgrade in Bahrain
October 18, 2017

Leonardo unveiled a new M60 main battle tank (MBT) upgrade aimed at the Middle-East market during the BIDEC defence show in Bahrain from 16 to 18 October.

Leonardo Defence Systems and Leonardo Land & Naval Defence Electronics are proposing a modular upgrade solution covering all aspects of the tank, including its survivability, mobility, and lethality.

The upgrade involves"...

Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq appoints two new top executives
October 18, 2017

Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa has appointed Emre Kirazci as the new director of sales and marketing along with Marie-Claire McCartney as the new Thalassa manager of the Thalassa Sea & Spa.

A Turkish national, Kirazci joins Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa with strong backgrounds extending from the hospitality sector. In 2012, Kirazci was appointed as the director of Global Accounts in the world renowned group; FRHI Hotels (Fairmont, Raffles and Swissotel Hotels), where he was able"...

UK firm launches 1st major arms fair in Bahrain
October 18, 2017

A British company has launched a first international arms fair in Bahrain, ignoring rights groups’ criticism of Manama’s repression of dissent and participation in a Saudi-led coalition waging war on Yemen.

British company Clarion Events kicked off the so-called Bahrain International Defense Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC) 2017 on Monday.

The event is due to continue"...

Bahrain inflation forecast to pick up in 2018 as VAT launches
October 18, 2017

Inflation will be moderate in Bahrain over the remaining months of 2017 as the effects of previous subsidy cuts wear off and global food prices and consumer demand stay subdued, according to a new research note.

Analysts BMI said inflation in the Gulf kingdom is likely to pick up in 2018 amid improving economic conditions and the introduction of VAT, which comes into effect on January 1.

It"...

Pakistan participates in Bahrain International Defence exhibition
October 18, 2017

Ambassador of Pakistan to Bahrain, Javed Malik has said that Pakistan’s participation in Bahrain International Defense Exhibition has been highly appreciated by the government of Bahrain which was evident by the visit of the Crown Prince of Bahrain, Sheikh Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa accompanied by his brother and Commander of Royal Guard Sheikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Commander in Chief of Bahrain Armed Forces and senior government ministers personally to the Pakistan Pavilion.

According"...