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  • HRH Premier condoles with Sudanese president

    August 15, 2018 6:56 PM

    Manama, Aug.15 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa sent a cable of condolences to Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir over the victims of the sunken ship in the Nile river, to the north of the capital, Khartoum. HRH the Premier extended deepest condolences to President al-Bashir, praying to Allah the Almighty

  • Joint statement by KSA, UAE, Kuwait and Bahrain

    August 15, 2018 6:46 PM

    Manama, Aug.15 (BNA): The Ministers of Finance of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the State of Kuwait and the Kingdom of Bahrain today met in Manama to review a technical report, which includes a comprehensive fiscal balance programme, prepared by the four countries’ joint working team in coordination with the Arab Monetary Fund. In light

  • HM King hails Bahrainis' sacrifices to the homeland

    August 15, 2018 6:46 PM

    Manama, Aug. 15 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today at the Safriya Palace received scores of Al Diraz citizens as part of the royal keenness to meet citizens of various governorates. HM the King welcomed Al Diraz citizens and listened to their needs. He gave directions to meet their needs. The Diraz citizens expressed delight in meeting

  • SCW, Tamkeen discuss cooperation

    August 15, 2018 6:46 PM

    Manama, Aug 15 (BNA): Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), Hala Al Ansari, and Executive Director of Tamkeen, Dr. Ibrahim Janahi, today discussed boosting cooperation within the framework of the National Plan for the Advancement of Bahraini Women. The two sides discussed promoting Bahraini women's participation in various sectors

  • NIHR receives US Ambassador

    August 15, 2018 5:55 PM

    Manama, Aug 15 (BNA): President of the National Institutions for Human Rights, Maria Khoury, today discussed with US Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Justin Siberell, ways to activate training programmes aimed at promoting and protecting human rights. Khoury pointed out the importance of the annual reports raised to HM the King, which contain the human

  • Decades-old traditional café reopens at new location

    August 15, 2018 5:02 PM

    Manama, Aug.15 (BNA): One of Bahrain’s iconic café reopened at its new location near Bab Al-Bahrain. Industry, Commerve and Tourism Minister Zayed bin Rashid Alzayani inaugurated the new-look Abdul Qadir Café, after its relocation from its decades-old premises in Manama Suq. The minister congratulated the owners on the fast reopening of the popular café at its new location

  • RUW’s ISO 9001:2015 second surveillance audit successful

    August 15, 2018 2:22 PM

    Manama, Aug. 15 (BNA): Royal University for Women (RUW) successfully completed the ISO 9001:2015 second surveillance audit with a remarkable outcome of no non-conformances raised for the fourth consecutive year. The audit was conducted by AJA Europe where a team of four auditors visited the university premises. The surveillance audit was performed under

  • Airport Haj passengers increase by 41%

    August 15, 2018 2:22 PM

    Manama, Aug. 15 (BNA): Bahrain International Airport (BIA) witnessed a 41 per cent spike in the number passengers traveling to Saudi Arabia for Haj this year, BIA’s operator and managing body, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) announced. In total, 5,625 pilgrims will have passed through BIA on their way to the holy city of Mecca by August 15, which marks

  • 'Come to airport 3 hours before your departure time': BAC

    August 15, 2018 10:48 AM

    Muharraq, Aug. 15 (BNA): Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), has advised all passengers travelling during Eid Al Adha holiday to arrive at the airport three hours prior to their departure time to avoid any potential delays. Passengers are requested to park their vehicles in the allocated

  • Renewable energy use encouraged

    August 15, 2018 10:48 AM

    Manama, Aug. 15 (BNA): Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza said the Sustainable Energy Unit encourages establishments and individuals to use renewable energy in homes and facilities as well as commercial and industrial establishments. The minister said that this encouragement aims to achieve major goals, including the rationalization