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  • BIDEC 2017 on good track

    July 23, 2017 6:25 PM

    Manama, July 23 (BNA): The Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC) is stirring up interest in Bahrain and abroad. The BIDEC 2017 website has attracted firms from the region and the world, as well as related establishments, ever since registration started last March. The three-day event will open on October16, under the patronage

  • Bahrain’s labour reforms yield positive results: LMRA CEO

    July 23, 2017 3:23 PM

    MANAMA: With the launch of the flexible permit targeting 48,000 new entrants into the labour market in next 24 months, the Kingdom’s of Bahrain’s labour reforms, unveiled 13 years ago, have entered into a major phase, says a top official at the LMRA. Mr Ausamah Alabsi, the Chief Executive of the Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) was speaking to The24X7News Bahrain

  • BIBF to stage lecture on reform project

    July 23, 2017 3:21 PM

    Manama, July 23 (BNA): Bahrain Institute for Political Development (BIBF) is organizing, on July 24-25, a lecture titled "Principles of the Reform Project in the Kingdom of Bahrain." Shura Council member Dalal Al-Zayed will address the lecture, which is part of MY Right program that targets increasing legal and political awareness of government employees

  • Leadership congratulated on sports victory

    July 23, 2017 3:04 PM

    Manama, July 23 (BNA): HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and Honorary President of Bahrain Sports Federation for Disabilities congratulated His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on the occasion of achieving the gold medal by the Kingdom of Bahrain in the World Para Athletics

  • Bahrain inflation rises 1% in June

    July 23, 2017 12:35 PM

    Mubasher: Bahrain’s Central Informatics Organization (CIO) on Sunday reported a 1% year-on-year increase in Bahrain’s inflation rate in June 2017. The country’s consumer price index (CPI) reached a 0.6% month-on-month decline in June against 2% in May. The statistics showed that housing and facilities, which represents 24% of consumers' spending, levelled

  • Renewable energy developmental projects reviewed

    July 23, 2017 11:43 AM

    Manama, July 23 (BNA): Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza met Labor and Social Development Minister Jameel Humaidan to examine the future plan for joint work between the Sustainable Energy Unit and the Ministry of Labor and Social Development. The two ministers thanked and appreciated the wise leadership for their interest

  • HM King's Domestic Gardening Cup highlighted

    July 23, 2017 11:27 AM

    Manama, July 23 (BNA): Head of Bahrain Garden Club Zahra Abdel Malik said Bahrain has achieved a quantum leap in the field of agricultural, horticultural and flower gardening. "This culture has expanded more than it was before thanks to the directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa the patron of Bahrain International Garden Show (BIGS)

  • Deputy PM receives Legislation Commission official

    July 23, 2017 8:59 AM

    Manama, July 23 (BNA): Jawad Salem Al Arrayed the Deputy Prime Minister and Head of the Ministerial Committee for Legal Affairs today received the recently-appointed head of Legislation and Legal Opinion Commission, Nawaf Abdullah Abdulaziz. Al Arrayed congratulated Abdulaziz on the trust vested in him by His Majesty the King appointing him in this important

  • EU official to visit Kuwait

    July 23, 2017 7:56 AM

    Kuwait, July 23 (BNA): -- European Union (EU)'s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is expected to visit Kuwait to express EU support of mediation efforts of the Amir HH Shaikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to find solution to the Qatari crisis. Mogherini is scheduled to meet with senior Kuwaiti officials later on Sunday, according to Kuwait News Agency

  • Saudi ambassador presents credentials to US president

    July 23, 2017 6:40 AM

    Washington, July 23 (BNA): President Donald Trump of the United States of America has received Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi Ambassador to Washington, who presented his credentials as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States. During the meeting, the Saudi ambassador conveyed the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques