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  • HM King's wise policy lauded

    February 16, 2018 2:24 PM 11

    Moscow, Feb. 16 (BNA): President of the Russian Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Nurgaliyevich Minnikhanov lauded the wise policy of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to foster relations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and Russia, in cooperation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. At a meeting today with Bahraini Ambassador to Russia Dr. Ahmed

  • Electricity minister meets UNIDO official

    February 16, 2018 11:31 AM 16

    Manama, Feb.16 (BNA): Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulrahman Mirza received United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) head of the Investment Promotion Programme Dr. Hashim Hussein and several officials. The two sides discussed means of enhancing bilateral cooperation between UNIDO and the Sustainable Energy Unit in all programmes

  • Traffic diversions surged in 2017

    February 16, 2018 11:31 AM 16

    Manama, Feb.16 (BNA): Roads Planning and Design Director of the Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Kadhim Abdul Latif stated that traffic diversions in 2017 witnessed an unprecedented leap, when it comes to planning ahead in line with global standards, which contributed to improving traffic diversions. According to Abdul Latif, last year the Ministry

  • Bahrain condemns Florida school shooting

    February 16, 2018 7:33 AM 16

    Manama, Feb.16 (BNA): Bahrain condemned the shooting incident that took place in a school in Parkland, Florida, USA, leaving scores of people dead and injured. The Foreign Ministry extended sincere condolences to the families of the victims, wishing the injured a speedy recovery. It affirmed Bahrain’s solidarity the United States of America, backing

  • King congratulates Al-Najma Club

    February 15, 2018 8:53 PM 11

    Manama, Feb. 15 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa sent a cable of congratulations to Al-Najma Club Chairman Isa Hassan Al-Qattan, board members, technical and administrative staff on winning HM the King’s Football Cup for 2017-18. Al-Najma defeated Muharraq by penalty shoot-out in the football final which was held this evening at the Bahrain

  • HRH Crown Prince congratulates Al Najma Club

    February 15, 2018 8:53 PM 11

    Manama, Feb. 15 (BNA): - HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, has sent a cable of congratulations to Al Najma Club Chairman Isa Al Qattan, board members, management team and players on winning the 2017/2018 HM the King Football Cup after demonstrated a remarkable team effort to beat Muharraq

  • Solid Bahraini-Japanese relations hailed

    February 15, 2018 3:43 PM 11

    Manama, Feb. 15 (BNA): Southern Governor, HH Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali Al Khalifa, received here today the outgoing Japanese Ambassador to Bahrain, Kiyoshi Asako. The ambassador conveyed to the governor a verbal message of thanks and appreciation addressed by HM Emperor Akihito of Japan to His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa

  • SLRB president receives UAE ambassador

    February 15, 2018 12:56 PM 10

    Manama, Feb. 15 (BNA): President of the Survey and Land Registration Bureau (SLRB), Shaikh Salman bin Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa, received here today the outgoing UAE Ambassador to Bahrain, Abdul Ridha Abdulla Al-Khoury. SLRB president praised the distinguished Bahraini-UAE relations, and the steady growth of their joint cooperation. He commended the outstanding

  • Oman to participate in GULFOOD2018

    February 15, 2018 7:50 AM 9

    Muscat, Feb. 15 (BNA): "Oman's Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) will participate in the 23rd edition of GULFOOD 2018 in Dubai, UAE, in the period from February 18 to 22," said Hamoud Abdullah Al-Balushi, Director of Products’ Department. The exhibition will witness the participation of 120 national pavilions including Estonia, Serbia

  • Kuwait's humanitarian record highlighted

    February 15, 2018 6:25 AM 9

    Kuwait, Feb. 15 (BNA): -- Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh said his country added to its humanitarian record through its support to stability in Iraq. "Stability in Iraq will impact positively on the Arab region and the world at large", Al-Saleh said on Wednesday following Kuwait International Conference