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  • Leadership exchanges New Hijri Year wishes with GCC, Arab, Muslim leaders

    September 20, 2017 7:13 PM

    Manama, Sep. 20 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has exchanged cables of congratulations on the New Hijri Year 1439 with the leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), extending his best wishes of health and happiness and praying to God for returns of the auspicious occasions with further welfare and blessings for the GCC countries

  • OIC Summit opens in Kazakhstan

    September 20, 2017 7:08 PM

    Astana, Sep. 10 (BNA): The first ever Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on science and technologies opened today in Astana, Kazakhstan, in the presence of several heads of states. OIC Secretary-General Dr. Yousif bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen stressed the importance of the summit, which convenes at a defining moment for the member states amid unprecedented

  • Interior Minister receives NCC Chief Executive

    September 20, 2017 4:20 PM

    Manama, Sep. 20 (BNA): Interior Minister Lieutenant General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received today Chief Executive of the National Communication Centre (NCC) Dr. Mohammed Ali Bahzad. He welcomed him, congratulating him on the royal trust in appointing him as NCC Chief Executive and wishing him every success in fulfilling his responsibilities

  • Speaker receives Indonesian ambassador

    September 20, 2017 2:46 PM

    Manama, Sep. 20 (BNA): Representatives Council Speaker Ahmed bin Ibrahim Al Malla received Indonesian Ambassador to Bahrain Nur Syahrir Rahardjo and discussed with him ways of boosting bilateral cooperation mainly in the parliamentary field. He lauded strong and growing relations between both countries, stressing the key role of the Indonesian community

  • King's media advisor receives Egyptian ambassador

    September 20, 2017 2:46 PM

    Manama, Sep. 20 (BNA): Advisor to HM the King for Media Affairs, Nabil bin Yaqoob Al-Hamar, received at the Gudaibiya Palace today the Egyptian Ambassador to Bahrain, Suha Ibrahim Mohammed Rifaat. The King’s advisor lauded the depth of the deep-rooted brotherly relations between the two countries and their brotherly peoples in various fields. He commended

  • Law firm hired to follow up on seized Bahraini fishermen's case

    September 20, 2017 2:46 PM

    Manama, Sep. 20 (BNA): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain has announced that it has hired a law firm to follow up on the case of 16 Bahraini fishing vessels and 19 fishermen that were siezed by the authorities in Qatar, asserting that it will take all necessary legal measures to protect the detained fishermen and preserve their

  • Speaker receives Russian ambassador

    September 20, 2017 2:46 PM

    Manama, Sep. 20 (BNA): Speaker of the Council of Representatives, Ahmed bin Ibrahim Al-Mulla, received here today the Russian Ambassador to Bahrain, Vagif Garayev. They discussed ways to improve parliamentary relations between the two countries, especially amid the growing role of Russia in the Middle East and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) regions

  • Media support to Khalid bin Hamad Futsal League praised

    September 20, 2017 2:46 PM

    Manama, Sep. 20 (BNA): HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and Honorary President of Bahrain Sports Federation for Disabilities expressed his appreciation to the local newspapers and different media platforms that covered the events of Khalid bin Hamad Futsal League for Youth Centres

  • EFTS transactions achieve record growth

    September 20, 2017 12:53 PM

    Manama, Sep. 20 (BNA): Bahrain's Electronic Fund Transfer System (EFTS) launched on 5 November 2015 has shown remarkable results in the form of the availability of an efficient and fast system that accommodates customer fund transfers within local banks through different electronic devices, such as smart phones, computers or tablets. This system has been initiated

  • Deputy PM receives book copy

    September 20, 2017 12:51 PM

    Manama, Sep. 20 (BNA): Deputy Premier HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa received Dr. Jawaher Shaheen Al-Mudhahki the CEO of the Education & Training Quality Authority (BQA) who dedicated to him a copy of the "Education in the Arab World" book she co-authored along with some Arab experts. HH Shaikh Mohammed thanked her for presenting him with the book which