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  • Tubli Wastewater Treatment Plant expansion signed

    September 4, 2018 6:26 PM 5

    Manama, Sep. 4 (BNA): Minister of Works, Municipalties Affairs and Urban Planning, Issam bin Abdullah Khalaf, today signed an agreement with a consortium of three contracting companies (WTE Water Technology, Azmeel Contracting Company and Tekton Engineering and Construction) to implement the fourth expansion project of Tubli Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • Hot, humid weather in Bahrain on Wednesday

    September 4, 2018 3:39 PM 4

    Manama, Sept. 4 (BNA): The Directorate of Meteorology at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast a hot and humid weather with scattered clouds, from 6 pm this evening until 6 pm on Wednesday. The weather may become a little foggy early in the morning in some regions. Easterly winds, in general, will range from 5 to 10 knots, reaching

  • Foreign Ministry holds second meeting with accredited ambassadors

    September 4, 2018 2:35 PM 3

    Manama, Sept. 4 (BNA): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held its second introductory meeting for the Ambassadors accredited to the Kingdom of Bahrain to shed light on the Kingdom of Bahrain’s candidacy for the membership for the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva for the period 2019-2021. At the beginning of the meeting, the Assistant Foreign

  • Minister congratulates HH Shaikh Nasser on sports achievements

    September 4, 2018 1:43 PM 3

    Manama, Sept. 4 (BNA): Royal Court Minister, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, has sent a cable to the Representative of HM the King for Charity Work and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, and President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee, HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, on Bahrain’s honourable achievements at the 18th Asian

  • Commander-in-Chief receives Royal Guard, Special Force commanders

    September 4, 2018 11:59 AM 3

    Manama, Sept. 4 (BNA): BDF Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received His Highness Brigadier General Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa the Commander of the Royal Guard accompanied with His Highness Major Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa the Commander of the Royal Guard Special Force. During the meeting, the Commander-in-Chief

  • Boost to Bahrain-Oman fraternal ties

    September 4, 2018 11:05 AM 3

    Salalah, Sept. 4 (BNA): Minister of Foreign Affairs Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa affirmed that the meeting of the Joint Bahraini-Omani Joint Committee reflects the keenness of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Sultan bin Said of Oman to further develop the longstanding bilateral relations and cooperation

  • AGU appoints new medicine college dean

    September 4, 2018 7:24 AM 3

    Manama,Sept. 4 (BNA): Dr. Abdel Halim Deifalla, Professor of Anatomy, has been appointed as Dean of Medicine and Medical Sciences College in the Arabian Gulf University (AGU). Dr. Deifalla expressed his deep gratitude to the President of AGU for his continuous appreciation and support of the academic faculty at the university, particularly in providing

  • Kuwait welcomes Olympic ban lifting

    September 4, 2018 6:30 AM 3

    Kuwait, Sept. 4 (BNA): Kuwait's Information Minister Mohammad Al-Jabri has welcomed the International Olympic Committee's announcement of a six-party committee tasked with designing a roadmap after a sports ban on Kuwait was provisionally lifted. The committee, which holds its first meeting next week, aims to make sure that Kuwait's Olympic ban is totally

  • UAE participates in Arab economic committee meeting

    September 4, 2018 6:30 AM 3

    Cairo, Sept. 4 (BNA): The Arab League's Social and Economic Council's economic committee has met in Cairo to discuss mechanisms to boost economic cooperation between the pan-Arab body and the United Nations (UN). The discussion includes latest developments regarding the Arab Greater Free Trade Zone, Arab Common Customs Union and inter-Arab investment

  • Foreign Minister arrives in Oman

    September 3, 2018 6:13 PM 3

    Salalah, Sep.3 (BNA): The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, arrived in Salalah, Sultanate of Oman, and was greeted by the Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs of Oman, Yousef Bin Alawi Bin Abdullah. The Minister of Foreign Affairs will head the delegation of the Kingdom of Bahrain in the meetings of the sixth