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  • CIBAFI launches new strategic plan

    May 23, 2018 8:42 AM

    Jeddah, May 23 (BNA): The Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions (CIBAFI)’s annual general meeting has launched CIBAFI new Strategic Plan 2019 – 2022, CIBAFI Activities Report 2017, audited financial statements of 2017, and admission of new members. “CIBAFI has developed to become an international reference in the Islamic financial services

  • UAE embassy in Senegal distributes 10,000 meals

    May 23, 2018 8:42 AM

    Dakar, May 23 (BNA): The embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Senegal has distributed more than 10,000 food baskets for eligible families and needy segments of society in Senegal, Gambia, Sierra Leon, Cape Verde and Cote d'Ivoire. Part of the embassy's annual Iftar Saem Programme, the food parcels are funded by the Khalifa bin Zayed AL Nahyan Foundation

  • HRH Crown Prince hosts Iftar banquet for BDF officers

    May 23, 2018 12:03 AM

    Manama, May 22 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, this evening held an Iftar banquet for a number of senior officers at the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Officers’ Club. HRH the Crown Prince was welcomed by the BDF Commander-in-Chief, Field Marshal Shaikh

  • Bahrain to participate in SPIEF 2018

    May 22, 2018 3:34 PM

    Manama, May 22 (BNA): On behalf of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Adviser to HRH Premier, HH Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, will attend the 22nd St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2018), to be held under the patronage of the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, on May 24-26. Themed ‘Creating

  • Northern Police Directorate holds workshop

    May 22, 2018 3:34 PM

    Manama, May 22 (BNA): As part of the directives of the Interior Minister and follow up of Chief of Public Security, the Director-General of Northern Governorate Police has inaugurated a workshop on the mechanisms of the implementation of alternative penalties and measures. Organised by the Legal Affairs Unit, the workshop aimed to enhance awareness of the personnel

  • Arab League condemns Paraguay’s Al Quds embassy opening

    May 22, 2018 7:31 AM

    Cairo, May 22 (BNA): The General Secretary of Arab League, Ahmad Abul Gheit condemned Paraguay's move to open its embassy in Al Quds, assuring this move would be "negatively affecting its relationship with the Arab World." Abul Gheit appealed to countries around the world not to move their embassies to Al Quds, because this move would have a damaging

  • HRH Crown Prince highlights the importance of continuous investment in the Kingdom’s citizens

    May 21, 2018 10:37 PM

    Manama, May 21 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, this evening visited the Majlis of HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, the Majlis of Shaikh Abdulhussein Khalaf Al Asfoor and the Majlis of Shura Council Chairman, HE Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh. Furthermore

  • Commander-in-chief offered Ramadan greetings

    May 21, 2018 9:48 PM

    Manama, May 21 (BNA): Commander-in-Chief of Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, today at his Majlis, received ambassadors to Bahrain of the United States, Justin Siberell, South Korea, Koo Hyun-mo, and the Kingdom of Thailand, Thanis Na Songkhla, and Commander of the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, Combined

  • Four outstanding coastguard students graduate

    May 21, 2018 5:12 PM

    Manama, May 21 (BNA): Coast Guard Commander, Brigadier Alaa Abdullah Siyadi and the Commander of the Administration Affairs of the Coast Guard, Col. Arif Buasali have participated in the graduation ceremony of the 31st batch of the students of the King Fahad Naval Academy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The graduates include four Bahrainis from the Coast

  • Bandar Al-Dar jetty project inspected

    May 21, 2018 5:12 PM

    Manama, May 21 (BNA): Work on the Bandar Al-Dar jetty in Sitra is on good track, as 85 percent of the scheme has already completed. Maintenance director at the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, Huda Mirza Abbas, paid an inspection visit to the worksite, accompanied by engineers in charge of the project. Marine Resources consultant