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  • <p><em>Mr Usman, centre, presenting a memento to Mr Alvi, right, in the presence of Mr Munir</em></p>
<div>Pakistan President Arif Alvi received Bahrain businessman Mohammad Usman and discussed business opportunities between the two countries, besides issues related to overseas Pakistanis.&nbsp;</div>
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<div>The audience was attended by former Pakistan minister Raees Munir.&nbsp;</div>
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    Pakistan President Arif Alvi receives Bahrain businessman
    04-11-2018 00:46 AM
  • <p>A&nbsp; family service was held at St Christopher&rsquo;s Cathedral, Manama exploring the story of Noah in music, song and drama.&nbsp;</p>
<div>Australian Wayne Harries accompanied several of the songs on a trumpet.</div>
    Family service held St Christopher’s Cathedral
    04-11-2018 00:42 AM
  • <p>Eighty people with disabilities were provided with free medical check-ups at Alba Club, Buhair. The event, organised by Bahrain Special Olympics, included dental, eye and organs tests by six Arab and six Bahraini volunteer doctors. Above, participants at the camp with officials.</p>
    Free medical check-up for people with disabilities
    03-11-2018 09:09 AM
  • Around 1,275 labourers were presented with food packets and items to mark World Food Day. The donations, made by the Dana Committee of the Jamiat Al Bohra in Bahrain, included 800 biryani packets, 300kg rice, 150 litres of oil, 300kg sugar, 150kg wheat flour, 240 litres of milk, milk powder, coffee, canned fruits and jam. The meals and provisions were distributed in labour camps in Askar, Sanad, Tubli, Eker and in Hidd. Above, labourers receiving the food packets.
    Labourers presented with food packets
    03-11-2018 09:06 AM
  • <p>Students from Al Hekma International School celebrated World Food Day under the theme ‘Zero Hunger’. Grade one students brought food from home, packed them in boxes which were presented to gym workers and cleaners in the school. The children were also briefed on hunger around the world and the need to work together to eradicate it. Above, the children making food packets.</p>
    Pupils celebrate World Food Day
    03-11-2018 09:03 AM
  • <p>Students present a food box to an attendant.</p>
    Pupils celebrate World Food Day
    03-11-2018 09:03 AM
  • <p><em>The health check-up in progress.</em></p>
<p>More than 100 members of Nepalese community received free medical check-ups at the Al Hilal Hospital, Adliya.&nbsp;</p>
<div>It was organised by the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) which aimed to help&nbsp;low income&nbsp;workers who are unaware of their health conditions and cannot afford to do such check-ups regularly in private hospitals.&nbsp;</div>
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    Free medical check-ups for Nepalese community at Al Hilal Hospital
    03-11-2018 00:02 AM
  • <p><em>Member of the troupe perform.</em></p>
<p>A special performance by a dance troupe was held at City Centre Bahrain yesterday to mark the Diwali festival.</p>
<div>Diwali takes place on November 7 and celebrations are underway in Bahrain &ndash; home to significant South Asian communities that will celebrate the festival of lights&nbsp;which celebrates the triumph of good over evil.&nbsp;
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<div>Organised by Braun, the dance troupe will perform again today at 7.30pm near Carr&eacute;four.&nbsp;</div>
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    Diwali celebration at City Centre Bahrain
    03-11-2018 00:02 AM
  • <p><em>Members of the troupe perform.</em></p>
    Diwali celebration at City Centre Bahrain
    03-11-2018 00:02 AM
  • <p>Bahrain Financing Company (BFC) has presented the first ‘BFC Prestige Card’ kit to Isa Salman Sharif, as part of its ongoing efforts to enhance specialised services to selected. BFC Prestige is a loyalty programme whereby a BFC Prestige card is issued to high net worth customers who have been using BFC services over many years. The card provides several benefits and special discounts at partnering outlets across Bahrain. Customers enrolled in the programme can benefit from direct call support, rate alerts on a periodic basis, priority service at BFC branches, new product updates, and free delivery and pickup services for money transfers and foreign exchange requirements. Above, BFC officials handing Mr Sharif, fourth from left, his BFC Prestige Card kit.</p>
    BFC Prestige Card kit presented
    02-11-2018 10:57 AM
  • <p>The Global Social Media Club, Bahrain chapter organised a breast cancer awareness event, in co-operation with the Bahrain Cancer Society. ‘Deserve Health’ was held under the patronage of Health Minister Faeqa Al Saleh at the InterContinental Regency Bahrain, and was aimed at raising awareness by identifying symptoms and treatment. Above, a speaker at the event.</p>
    Breast cancer awareness event
    02-11-2018 10:52 AM
  • <p>One of the speakers at the event.</p>
    Breast cancer awareness event
    02-11-2018 10:52 AM
  • <p>A speaker at the event.</p>
    Breast cancer awareness event
    02-11-2018 10:52 AM
  • <p>The Sri Lanka Club marked its 40th anniversary last night with a celebration at the Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa. It was attended by Sri Lankan Ambassador Saj Mendis, community members and diplomats. Popular band Misty flew in from Sri Lanka to headline the event, which also featured dance performances from community members, along with various Western and Baila songs. Above, Mr Mendis addressing the gathering.</p>
    Sri Lanka Club marks 40th anniversary
    02-11-2018 10:08 AM
  • <p>Community members and guests at the event.</p>
    Sri Lanka Club marks 40th anniversary
    02-11-2018 10:08 AM
  • <p>Hassan Al Arab and Ahmed Salman Matar were announced by Y K Almoayyed and Sons as winners of the Nissan Bahrain ‘Test Drive and Win’ promotion. The campaign, which ran from August 19 until September 30, offered customers the chance to win a new iPhone X (64GB) by test-driving any Nissan model at the Sitra and Arad showrooms. The winners were picked by an Industry and Commerce Ministry representative at raffle draws held at the showrooms. Above, Y K Almoayyed senior fleet manager P Mohanty, right, presents Mr Al Arab with his gift as Y K Almoayyed group corporate purchase and logistic senior manager Srinivasu K looks on.&nbsp;</p>
    ‘Test Drive and Win’ campaign winners
    02-11-2018 10:13 AM
  • <p>Mr Srinivasu K, right, presents Mr Matar with his gift.</p>
    ‘Test Drive and Win’ campaign winners
    02-11-2018 10:13 AM
  • <p>Students from the New Millennium School-DPS Bahrain donated BD300 to the Think Pink Bahrain breast cancer charity. The funds were raised during a drive at the 2018 New Millennium Model United Nations Conference. Around 250 delegates from five schools in Bahrain took part in the conference. Above, students and officials who took part in the charity drive.</p>
    Students raise funds for Think Pink
    02-11-2018 10:16 AM
  • <p>European Institute of Design Professor Fabio Di Nicola spoke on ‘Web and Social Media Influences on Fashion Design and Communication’ at the Royal University for Women (RUW), Riffa. The lecture was part of Italian Week being celebrated at the university to mark the memorandum of understanding on the Italian language signed between the Italian Embassy and the RUW. The lecture was attended by Italian Ambassador Domenico Bellato, students, and members of the Italian community. Above, Mr Bellato, second from right, Mr Di Nicola, right, and RUW academic vice-president Dr Mona third from left, at the event.&nbsp;</p>
    Web and social media influences on fashion design and communication
    02-11-2018 10:20 AM
  • <p>Mr Di Nicola speaking during the lecture.</p>
    Web and social media influences on fashion design and communication
    02-11-2018 10:20 AM
  • <p><em>Employees and management who took part in the day-long activities</em></p>
<p>Bahrain&rsquo;s national carrier marked Breast Cancer Awareness Month with an event at its Muharraq headquarters attended by management and staff of the airline, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) and Gulf Aviation Academy.&nbsp;</p>
<div>The event, featuring health-related activities and information kiosks, was attended by BAC chief executive Mohammed AlBinfalah, GAA CEO Dr Dhaffer Al Abbasi, Gulf Air CEO Kre&scaron;imir Kucko along with employees who received a full consultation and examination.</div>
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    Breast Cancer Awareness Month event
    02-11-2018 00:04 AM
  • <p><em>Ms Al Ayoobi, left, at the launch of her exhibition with hospital chief executive Dr Heiner Abel</em></p>
<p>Bahraini artist Leena Al Ayoobi is showcasing her work at the German Orthopaedic Hospital, Salmaniya as part of the facility&rsquo;s efforts to encourage local talent and promote cultural and artistic ties between Bahrain and Germany under its &ldquo;Artist of the Season&rdquo; campaign.&nbsp;</p>
<div>Ms Al Ayoobi is an artist, designer, founder and owner of Dar&nbsp;Alfann, and a member of the Bahrain Art Society.&nbsp;</div>
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    Artists' work showcased at German Orthopaedic Hospital
    02-11-2018 00:01 AM
  • <p><em>BFC officials handing Mr Sharif, fourth from left, his BFC Prestige Card Kit</em></p>
<p>Bahrain Financing Company (BFC) has presented the first &lsquo;BFC Prestige Card&rsquo; kit to Isa Salman Sharif, as part of its ongoing efforts to enhance specialised services to selected.&nbsp;</p>
<div>BFC Prestige is a loyalty programme whereby a BFC Prestige card is issued to high net worth customers who have been using BFC services over many years.&nbsp;</div>
<div></div>
<div>The card provides several benefits and special discounts at partnering outlets across Bahrain.&nbsp;</div>
<div></div>
<div>Customers enrolled in the programme can benefit from direct call support, rate alerts on a periodic basis, priority service at BFC branches, new product updates, and free delivery and pickup services for money transfers and foreign exchange requirements.&nbsp;</div>
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    BFC Prestige loyalty programme introduced
    02-11-2018 00:58 AM
  • <p><em>Mr Di Nicola speaking during the lecture</em></p><p>European Institute of Design Professor Fabio Di Nicola spoke on ‘Web and Social Media Influences on Fashion Design and Communication’ at the Royal University for Women (RUW), Riffa.</p><p>The lecture was part of Italian Week being celebrated at the university to mark the memorandum of understanding on the Italian language signed between the Italian Embassy and the RUW.</p><p>The lecture was attended by Italian Ambassador Domenico Bellato, students, and members of the Italian community.</p><p><em><br></em></p>
    European Institute of Design professor at Royal University for Women
    02-11-2018 00:58 AM
  • <p><em>Mr Bellato, second from right, Mr Di Nicola, right, and RUW academic vice-president Dr Mona third from left, at the event</em></p>
    European Institute of Design professor at Royal University for Women
    02-11-2018 00:58 AM
  • <p><em>Y K Almoayyed senior fleet manager P Mohanty, right, presents Mr Al Arab with his gift as Y K Almoayyed group corporate purchase and logistic senior manager Srinivasu K looks on.</em></p><p>Hassan Al Arab and Ahmed Salman Matar were announced by Y K Almoayyed and Sons as winners of the Nissan Bahrain ‘Test Drive and Win’ promotion.&nbsp;</p><div>The campaign, which ran from August 19 until September 30, offered customers the chance to win a new iPhone X (64GB) by test-driving any Nissan model at the Sitra and Arad showrooms.&nbsp;</div><div><br></div><div>The winners were picked by an Industry and Commerce Ministry representative at raffle draws held at the showrooms.&nbsp;</div>
    Nissan Bahrain ‘Test Drive and Win’ winners
    02-11-2018 00:58 AM
  • <p><em>Mr Srinivasu K, right, presents Mr Matar with his gift</em></p>
    Nissan Bahrain ‘Test Drive and Win’ winners
    02-11-2018 00:58 AM
  • <p>Team Bahrain, represented by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), the Economic Development Board and Bahrain Fintech Bay, has won an award for its initiatives in fintech.</p>
<p>The Mena Fintech Hub of the Year Award for Bahrain was conferred by Fintech Galaxy, a digital crowdfunding platform, in association with Entrepreneur Middle East, a flagship regional business magazine, during FinX 2018 in Dubai.</p>
<p>The award recognises excellence in creating an active and innovative fintech ecosystem, involving a joint effort between the regulator, banks, accelerators, and investors.</p>
<p>The award was received on behalf of Team Bahrain by CBB Governor Rasheed Al Maraj.</p>
    Team Bahrain receives award for initiatives in fintech
    01-11-2018 00:31 AM
  • <p>Bahrain Airport Company chief executive Mohamed Al Binfalah has been appointed as a special adviser to the Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific regional board, the governing body overseeing regional policy development and fiscal management. In this role, Mr Al Binfalah will provide guidance, together with the board, to the organisation’s regional office to further the interests of the Asia-Pacific aviation industry as a whole. The ACI Asia-Pacific regional board represents the interests of more than 580 airports in 48 countries and territories, which account for more than 90 per cent of commercial air traffic in the Asia-Pacific region.</p>
    Bahrain Airport Company CEO appointed to ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Board
    31-10-2018 09:57 AM
  • <p>Diyar Al Muharraq has signed up as strategic sponsor for the 2018 Bahrain International Property Exhibition (Bipex). The three-day event starts tomorrow under the patronage of Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre. At the exhibition, Diyar Al Muharraq is set to highlight its diverse range of projects, in particular the Al Bareh residential freehold plots as well as commercial villa plots, commercial showroom plots, and the Jeewan social housing villas. The agreement was signed by Diyar Al Muharraq chief executive Dr Maher Al Shaer and Bipex organising committee chairman Mohammed Alsayed.</p>
    Strategic sponsor for 2018 Bipex
    31-10-2018 09:54 AM