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  • Minister visits renewable energy plant

    February 21, 2018 10:31 AM 10

    Manama, Feb. 21 (BNA): Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirzahas visited the renewable energy pilot project in Al Dour in the Southern Region. The minister was accompanied by Electricity and Water Authority (EWA)'s CEO Shaikh Nawaf bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa and officials of the Sustainable Energy Unit. The plant will produce three

  • Highway lane closure in stages announced

    February 21, 2018 10:31 AM 9

    Manama, Feb. 21 (BNA): The Ministry of Works, Municipality Affairs and Urban Planning said it will implement improvement works in stages on Wali Al Ahed Highway in Riffa. Stage I: Lane will be closed in stages for both directions and another lane will be provided for traffic movement from February 22 at 11:00 p.m. to February 25 at 05:00 a.m. Stage II: Left lane will be closed

  • KSRelief signs treatment, rehabilitation projects

    February 21, 2018 5:37 AM 10

    Riyadh, Feb. 21 (BNA): Riyadh-based King Salman Humanitarian Relief Centre (KSRelief) has signed six implementation projects worth $2,940,333 with a number of private hospitals in Yemen and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to provide treatment inside and outside the country for conflict-wounded Yemenis. Also, a contract was signed with Withagh Corporation

  • Foreign Minister congratulates ambassador to UAE

    February 21, 2018 3:12 AM 10

    Manama, Feb. 20 (BNA): The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, extended his congratulations to Bahrain's Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Mohammed bin Hamad Al Moawda, on receiving the First Class Order of Zayed II from the President of the UAE, Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Shaikh Khalid said that this prestigious

  • Community police services reviewed

    February 20, 2018 5:38 PM 11

    Manama, Feb. 20 (BNA): Director-General of Northern Governorate Police received Assistant Chief of Public Security for Community Affairs, Brigadier Shaikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa. He was accompanied by Director of Community Police, Colonel Abdullah Rashid Burashid, Director of Crime Prevention, Ali Ahmed Ameni and some community police officers

  • Minister: Innovation necessary for improving productivity

    February 20, 2018 5:38 PM 11

    Manama, Feb. 20 (BNA): Minister of Labour and Social Development, Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, pointed out the importance of innovative initiatives in promoting the national economy. Saying innovation is no longer an option, but rather a necessity for nations to improve productivity. The minister, in a statement to Bahrain News Agency (BNA), noted

  • New mosque inaugurated in Muharraq

    February 20, 2018 5:38 PM 11

    Manama, Feb. 20 (BNA): A new mosque named after Mubarak and Fatima Kanoo opened today in Muharraq City. Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al-Khalifa inaugurated the BD250, 000 mosque, which was completed recently. Located in Northeast Muharraq, the new mosque covers 565 square meters, with a capacity to accommodate

  • Al Baraka Bank Tunisia 'stable outlook' affirmed

    February 20, 2018 10:01 AM 8

    Manama, Feb. 20 (BNA): The Islamic International Rating Agency (IIRA) has reaffirmed Al Baraka Bank Tunisia’s (‘ABBT’ or ‘the Bank’) ratings on the international and national scales, with a ‘Stable’ outlook. ABBT is assigned a foreign currency rating of ‘BB-/B’ (Double B Minus / Single B), and a local currency rating of ‘BB/B’ (Double B / Single B), on the international

  • Riyadh condemns Dagestan church shooting

    February 20, 2018 6:52 AM 9

    Riyadh, Feb. 20 (BNA): Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed the Kingdom's strong condemnation of the shooting at a church in Russia's southern province of Dagestan. An official source at the ministry reaffirmed the Kingdom's firm position against terrorism and extremism, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The source offered the Kingdom's

  • Kuwaiti Amir invites Philippines President to visit Kuwait

    February 20, 2018 6:52 AM 9

    Kuwait, Feb. 20 (BNA): Kuwait's Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah has said that an agreement has been made with Filipino authorities in a bid to regulate the Southeast Asian archipelago's workforce in the country. Authorities in Manila made the request for the preliminary deal, Al-Jarallah told the press after a meeting of a parliamentary committee