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  • His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, yesterday chaired a meeting of the Government Executive Committee, held remotely. Latest developments on measures to combat Covid-19 were reviewed.
    Crown Prince chairs Government Executive Committee
    03-07-2020 00:02 AM
  • <p>His Majesty&rsquo;s representative for humanitarian work and youth affairs, National Security Adviser and Supreme Council for Youth and Sports chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa yesterday met outgoing US Ambassador Justin Siberell and discussed strong bilateral relations. Shaikh Nasser also praised his efforts to bolster ties.</p>
    Shaikh Nasser meets outgoing US Ambassador Justin Siberell
    03-07-2020 00:02 AM
  • National Guard Staff director Major General Shaikh Abdulaziz bin Saud Al Khalifa yesterday received British Defence Attaché in Bahrain Commander Paul Windsar and hailed deep-rooted relations.
    UK diplomat met
    02-07-2020 08:45 AM
  • His Majesty King Hamad’s adviser for diplomatic affairs Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa yesterday received Kuwaiti Ambassador Shaikh Thamer Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah and lauded strong bilateral relations.
    Kuwait praised
    02-07-2020 08:44 AM
  • <p>A new executive committee for the 2020-2021 term has been elected at Angels Toastmasters Club, which is a club for women only.</p>
<p>A virtual induction ceremony of the executive committee saw Dr Bijal Karia being elected as president with Dr Veena Nagaraj becoming vice-president for education, Fareeda Thanzeer becoming vice-president for membership and Asha Pradeep becoming vice-president for public relations.</p>
<p>The committee also includes Nishat Asif as treasurer, Hemalata Prakash as secretary and Purvi Shah as sergeant at arms.</p>
<p>The seven-member team was inducted by Toastmasters Area Director 15 Thomas Thomas.</p>
<p>Immediate past president Asha Rani was also present in the online ceremony, which saw Muneera Ali getting the Best Toastmaster of the Term award and Janhvi Kulkarni winning the award for the &lsquo;Best Improved Toastmaster of the Year&rsquo;.</p>
    New executive committee elected at Angels Toastmasters Club
    02-07-2020 00:26 AM
  • Deputy Premier Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa yesterday received the Prime Minister’s Court Under-Secretary Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Khalifa, and congratulated him on his appointment.  Shaikh Abdulla bin Rashid Al Khalifa and the Premier’s Court adviser Ali Mohammed Al Arayyedh were present.
    Prime Minister’s Court Under-Secretary congratulated
    02-07-2020 08:43 AM
  • Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa yesterday received outgoing US Ambassador Justin Siberell and commended his efforts to enhance relations.
    US ambassador’s role hailed
    02-07-2020 08:40 AM
  • <p>The BDF Hospital yesterday said it continues to take strong precautionary measures to protect the health of patients and medical staff by securing the latest isolation equipment, including portable isolation chambers designed to isolate and treat suspected active Covid-19 cases.</p>
<p>Its emergency department, portable isolation chambers, labs and medical equipment are all state of the art to provide the best services.</p>
    Portable chambers to isolate suspected Covid-19 cases
    02-07-2020 01:07 AM
  • His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, yesterday chaired a meeting of the Government Executive Committee, held remotely. Latest developments on measures to combat Covid-19 and Bahrain’s Tier 1 status in the US State Department 2020 Trafficking in Persons Report were reviewed.
    Crown Prince chairs meeting of Government Executive Committee
    01-07-2020 08:48 AM
  • <p>Health protocols for sports arenas and training fields ahead of the resumption of sporting activities were discussed during the weekly online meeting of the co-ordination, execution and follow-up committee (Response) chaired by Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS) first deputy chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee president Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa.</p>
<p>Other topics discussed at the meeting included the mechanisms for converting clubs into companies in compliance with the decisions announced by SCYS during its last meeting chaired by His Majesty the King&rsquo;s representative for humanitarian work and youth affairs and SCYS chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa.</p>
    Health protocols discussed ahead of resumption of sporting activities
    29-06-2020 08:58 AM
  • His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, yesterday chaired a meeting of the Government Executive Committee, held remotely. Latest developments on measures to combat Covid-19 and topics related to the further development of the transportation and telecommunication sector were reviewed.
    Crown Prince chairs meeting of Government Executive Committee
    24-06-2020 09:55 AM
  • <p><span>A photo shows a partial solar eclipse observed in Manama,</span><span data-qa-component="highlight-text" class="highlight">&nbsp;Bahrain</span><span>, June 21, 2020.</span></p>
    Partial solar eclipse in Bahrain
    21-06-2020 09:52 AM
  • <p><span>A photo shows a partial solar eclipse observed in Manama,</span><span data-qa-component="highlight-text" class="highlight">&nbsp;Bahrain</span><span>, June 21, 2020.</span></p>
    Partial solar eclipse in Bahrain
    21-06-2020 09:52 AM
  • <p><span>A photo shows a partial solar eclipse observed in Manama,</span><span data-qa-component="highlight-text" class="highlight">&nbsp;Bahrain</span><span>, June 21, 2020.</span></p>
    Partial solar eclipse in Bahrain
    21-06-2020 09:52 AM
  • <p><span>A man uses special protective glasses to monitor the annular solar eclipse, in Manama,</span><span data-qa-component="highlight-text" class="highlight">&nbsp;Bahrain</span><span>, June 21, 2020.</span></p>
    Partial solar eclipse in Bahrain
    21-06-2020 09:52 AM
  • <p><span>A man wearing a protective face mask uses a welding helmet as a protection to watch the annular solar eclipse, in Manama,</span><span data-qa-component="highlight-text" class="highlight">&nbsp;Bahrain</span><span>, June 21, 2020.</span></p>
    Partial solar eclipse in Bahrain
    21-06-2020 09:52 AM
  • <p>His Majesty King Hamad’s representative for humanitarian work and youth affairs, National Security Advisor, Supreme Council for Youth and Sport chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa posted photos which show him and his sons horse riding with the King. “My cherished dream has come true. HM the King is horse riding with me and my sons altogether,” he said, commenting on the photos, which went viral on social media. “I have always longed to go horse riding along with HM the King and my sons. That long cherished dream has now come true,” he added, extending thanks and appreciation to the King.</p>
    Shaikh Nasser's dream comes true
    19-06-2020 20:17 PM
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    Shaikh Nasser's dream comes true
    19-06-2020 20:17 PM
  • <p>Photographs of His Majesty King Hamad’s representative for humanitarian work and youth affairs, National Security Adviser and Supreme Council for Youth and Sport chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa and his children riding with His Majesty went viral on social media last night. Shaikh Nasser, while posting the pictures, said: “Finally, my dream has come true.”</p>
    Shaikh Nasser's dream comes true
    19-06-2020 20:17 PM
  • <p>Housing Minister Bassem Al Hamer yesterday visited Al Salhiya village with MP Sawsan Kamal and several ministry officials, directed by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa. They identified local citizens&rsquo; needs and explored opportunities to provide a housing project.</p>
    Housing Minister visits Al Salhiya village
    18-06-2020 10:27 AM
  • Muharraq Grand Park is nearing completion, with 80 per cent of the infrastructure project finished. Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister Essam Khalaf said the revamped garden would be inaugurated this year. The garden near Bahrain International Airport is undergoing a major facelift costing over BD3 million. It features open green spaces, a walkway, shaded family areas, children’s play areas and car parking lots. The minister yesterday inspected progress of work, accompanied by Under-Secretary Shaikh Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Khalifa and other officials.
    Muharraq Grand Park nearing completion
    18-06-2020 10:29 AM
  • A water spray fog cooling system has been introduced at the Arad Fort walkway for joggers. It uses pumps and sprinklers to spray mist to purify the air as well as reduce odours and cool down temperatures. The system has been introduced by the Muharraq Municipality on a trial basis and could be introduced later at other walkways in Bahrain.
    Water spray fog cooling system introduced at Arad Fort walkway
    18-06-2020 10:33 AM
  • <div>Muharraq Grand Park is nearing completion, with 80 per cent of the infrastructure project finished. </div><div><br></div><div>Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister Essam Khalaf said the revamped garden would be inaugurated this year. </div><div><br></div><div>The garden near Bahrain International Airport is undergoing a major facelift costing over BD3 million. </div><div><br></div><div>It features open green spaces, a walkway, shaded family areas, children’s play areas and car parking lots. </div><div><br></div><div>The minister yesterday inspected progress of work, accompanied by Under-Secretary Shaikh Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Khalifa and other officials.</div>
    Muharraq Grand Park is nearing completion, with 80 per cent of the infrastructure project finished
    18-06-2020 00:00 AM
  • <p>BDF Commander-in-Chief Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa yesterday received National Guard Commander General Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa and discussed co-operation.</p>
    BDF Commander-in-Chief receives National Guard Commander
    17-06-2020 00:02 AM
  • <p>Deputy Premier Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa received Health Minister Faeqa Al Saleh and reviewed the situation of medical students enrolled in Chinese universities.</p>
    Deputy Premier Shaikh receives Health Minister
    17-06-2020 00:02 AM
  • Foreign Minister Dr Abdullatif Al Zayani yesterday received Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed Alzayani and discussed co-operation to enhance the kingdom’s efforts to combat Covid-19. The Foreign Minister commended Gulf Air’s efforts to facilitate the return of Bahraini citizens, as well as allocate flights to transport medicines, medical equipment and food supplies.
    Foreign Minister receives Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister
    16-06-2020 09:16 AM
  • A donation of BD1,000 was made to Sneha, the free recreation centre for differently-abled children, run by the Indian Ladies Association (ILA). The cheque was presented by the American Women’s Association (AWA), whose president MeChele Sargent handed it over to ILA honourary president Reena Sreedhar. At the presentation are, from left, ILA honourary treasurer Sunanda Gaikwad, AWA community service chairperson Laila Hussain, Ms Sreedhar, Ms Sargent and AWA membership secretary Shikha Varma.
    BD1,000 donation made to support Sneha
    16-06-2020 09:24 AM
  • <p>Bahrain produces one million seedlings of seasonal summer flowers to beautify its streets. Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister Essam Khalaf highlighted local production as he visited the plant nursery in Budaiya. He unveiled the ministry’s plan to expand green spaces and plant more decorative flowers and trees. Local plant production will be stepped up through ministry-run nurseries to cut cost and ensure quality.</p>
    Plan to expand green spaces unveiled
    15-06-2020 08:08 AM
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    Plan to expand green spaces unveiled
    15-06-2020 08:08 AM
  • Bahrain Football Association secretary-general Ibrahim Al Buainain
took part in a remote co-ordination meeting of the West Asian
Football Federation (WAFF) chaired by WAFF secretary-general Khalil
Al Salem. The meeting discussed the latest developments related
to football in the region. Representatives of member federations in
Jordan, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iraq, Oman, Palestine, Qatar,
Kuwait, Lebanon and Yemen took part in the meeting
    WAFF remote co-ordination meeting held
    15-06-2020 09:56 AM