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  • Supreme Council of Health orders for best treatment to victims

    October 9, 2018 11:01 PM 3

    MANAMA: His Excellency Dr Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, the President of the Supreme Council of Health issued directives to the Ministry of Health and hospitals to provide maximum means of medical care for the injured in the tragic incident of collapse residential building in the Salmaniya area. His Excellency praised the efforts of emergency

  • Prime Minister ordered a probe in building collapse

    October 9, 2018 10:19 PM 2

    MANAMA: His Royal Highness, Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister, has ordered a high level probe into the incident of a two-storey building collapse which left over two dozen injured some of them seriously. His Royal Highness ordered to set-up a ministerial panel involving all concerned ministries to prepare an urgent report by looking

  • Al Baraka Turk closes a TL250m Sukuk

    October 9, 2018 11:39 AM 2

    MANAMA: Al Baraka Turk Participation Bank, one of the subsidiary banking units of Al Baraka Banking Group (ABG) has successfully finalized the issuance of a TL 250 million lease certificate (sukuk) through its subsidiary, Bereket Varlık Kiralama Şirketi. While the targeted amount of the issuance was TL 200 million, the demand for the certificates, which

  • Saudi affirms commitment to child protection

    September 14, 2018 6:55 PM 5

    New York, Sept.14 (BNA): Saudi Arabia expressed keenness to provide all that would protect and care for children and to ensure their enjoyment of their human, social, educational and economic rights. The Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations affirmed voiced the stance during a session held at the UN headquarters

  • Premier thanked by Saudi King; Crown Prince

    September 9, 2018 5:00 PM 8

    Manama, Sept.9 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa received a cable of thanks from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, in reply to a cable of condolences over the death of the mother of His Royal Highness Prince Muqrin bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. The Saudi monarch extended

  • Commander-in-Chief patronises Command, Staff course inauguration

    September 9, 2018 11:40 AM 5

    Manama, Sept. 9 (BNA): Under the patronage of the BDF Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, the Chief-of-Staff Lt-General Dhiyab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi deputed by the Chief-of-Staff attended the inaugural ceremony of the 11th Joint Command-and-Staff Session at the Royal Command, Staff and National Defence College, in the presence

  • Bahrain to host Excellence Forum

    September 9, 2018 9:04 AM 9

    Manama, Sept. 8 (BNA): Bahrain is set to host the fourth edition of Bahrain Excellence Forum on October 24 and 25. The event, which will be held under the patronage of Cabinet Affairs Minister Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Mutawa, will cast light this year on artificial intelligence and its role in government excellence. The forum will be organised by Act Smart

  • Hot weather on Sunday

    September 9, 2018 6:19 AM 11

    Manama, Sept.8 (BNA): The Directorate of Meteorology at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a fine weather overall for tomorrow, Sunday, but hot during the day. Northwesterly winds will range from 5 to 10 knots, reaching 13 to 18 knots tomorrow during the day. Maximum temperature will be 41 degrees Celsius and minimum temperature

  • Kuwait humanitarian efforts highlighted

    September 9, 2018 6:19 AM 6

    Kuwait, Sept. 9 (BNA): Chairman of the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer has praised the efforts of Kuwaiti charity work under directives of His Highness the Amir Shaikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, which helped Kuwait to secure a prominent positions global. This came in Al-Sayer's statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) yesterday

  • Bahrain Day held in Hungary

    September 8, 2018 6:23 PM 8

    Budapest, Sept.8 (BNA): The Isa Cultural Centre (ICC) held the Bahrain Day as part of its participation as guest of honour in the Seven Hills International Film Festival in Hungary. The event was attended by around 3000 cultural figures, writers, scenarists, musicians, officials as well as Arab diplomats accredited to Hungary. ICC Board of Trustees Vice Chairman