Friday, July 19, 2019

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  • <p><em>Members of the winning team.</em></p>
<p>Citi Bahrain organised an intra-department cricket event themed over the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales.</p>
<p>Eight teams comprising over 100 Citi staff enjoyed some electrifying cricketing moments and each team adopted the colours of one of the teams playing in the actual World Cup.</p>
<p>In the final, Asset Sales &lsquo;India&rsquo; beat IPB and ICG Ops &lsquo;Afghanistan&rsquo;.&nbsp;</p>
    Citi Bahrain organise intra-department cricket event
    28-06-2019 00:02 AM
  • <p>Bahrain is hosting the second edition of the &ldquo;Youth Solutions&rdquo; initiative at the Muharraq Pilot Centre. Supreme Council for Youth and Sport first deputy chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee president Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa attended the event.&nbsp;</p>
<div>The Youth and Sports Affairs Ministry is hosting the 2019 edition in co-operation with the UAE-based Arab Youth Centre.</div>
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<div>Youth and Sports Minister Aymen Tawfiq Almoayyed and UAE Minister of State for Youth Affairs Shamma Al Mazrui honoured the winners.</div>
    Bahrain to host second edition of 'Youth Solutions'
    28-06-2019 00:02 AM
  • <p><em>Shaikh Khalifa lays the foundation stone for the project.</em></p><p>A new Khalifa Health City Centre project to serve patients in Jaw, Askar and Al Dour was given the go-ahead yesterday.</p><p>Southern Governor Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali Al Khalifa laid the foundation stone for the milestone, the 29th in Bahrain so far.</p><div>Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister Essam Khalaf, Health Minister Faeqa Al Saleh and senior officials from the public and private sectors attended.&nbsp;</div><div><br></div><div>The project will cost BD5,675,000 and will feature a reception hall, cafeteria, medical warehouse, lab, pharmacy, 12 treatment rooms at the emergency department, 12 consultation clinics, an X-ray section, administration offices on the first floor, six dental clinics and maternity and vaccination departments.&nbsp;</div><p><em><br></em></p>
    Foundation laid for new Khalifa Health City Centre project
    28-06-2019 00:02 AM
  • <p><em>Ministers and officials at the event. </em></p>
    Foundation laid for new Khalifa Health City Centre project
    28-06-2019 00:02 AM
  • <p>BDF Commander-in-Chief Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa yesterday received Naval Staff Colonel Mubarak Ali Al Sabah, Commander of the Combined Task Force (CTF-152). He praised the CTF-152’s role in boosting maritime navigation security in the region.</p>
    BDF chief receives CTF 152 commander
    27-06-2019 09:43 AM
  • <p>BDF Commander-in-Chief Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa yesterday received Commander of the US Naval Forces Central Command and Fifth Fleet Vice Admiral James Malloy. He commended advanced military and defence co-operation.</p>
    BDF chief receives Commander of US Naval Forces Central Command
    27-06-2019 09:48 AM
  • <p>His Majesty yesterday received, at Gudaibiya Palace, American Mission Hospital chief executive and chief medical officer Dr George Cheriyan. The King was briefed on AMH’s development programmes. He also watched a model and photo album of the new AMH building to be built in Bahrain as part of the hospital’s expansion plan. The King blessed the project and praised AMH officials’ efforts to offer the best medical and therapeutic services for citizens. The King lauded AMH’s achievements over the past 120 years, saying the hospital throughout its history has promoted historical relations between Bahrain and the US.</p>
    His Majesty briefed on AMH’s development programmes
    27-06-2019 09:52 AM
  • <p>His Majesty King Hamad yesterday received, at Gudaibiya Palace, Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (Baca) president Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, who presented to the King a collection of Baca publications. She also updated the King on Baca’s preparations to take part in 2020 Expo Dubai. The King lauded Baca’s efforts to conserve heritage and monuments as well as enrich literary and cultural life in Bahrain.</p>
    Collection of Baca publications presented to King Hamad
    27-06-2019 09:39 AM
  • <p>Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty for Charity Works and Youth Affairs and President of Supreme Council of Youth and Sports, yesterday received Mohamed Al Abbar, chairman of the UAE property and leisure group Emaar, on the occasion of his visit to Bahrain. Several matters were discussed during the meeting between Shaikh Nasser and Al Abbar, with emphasis on mutual co-operation in the sports and social fields. Al Abbar thanked Shaikh Nasser and praised his concern and care for social and sports activities.</p>
    Shaikh Nasser receives Emaar group chairman
    27-06-2019 09:59 AM
  • <p>A joint blood donation campaign brought together the Arad Village Charity Society, the Bahrain Red Crescent Society (BRCS) and the Health Ministry. Above, BRCS general secretary Dr Fawzi Amin, left, with volunteers at the event in Arad.</p>
    Blood donation campaign
    27-06-2019 08:42 AM
  • <p>The first phase of the Water Garden development project has been completed. The boundary wall, security guards’ room and the power facility have been reconstructed in a package costing BD300,000. Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister Essam Khalaf yesterday inspected progress of the second phase of which 25 per cent has been completed.</p>
    Water Garden's first phase completed
    27-06-2019 08:46 AM
  • Sixty pre-selected students took part in an induction session organised by the Crown Prince’s International Scholarship Programme (CPISP). The event, at the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF), Manama, was part of its candidacy programme – the last stage of its process to award 10 scholarships for its 2020 intake. CPISP director Dr Cynthia Gessling congratulated the students for reaching the final stage of selection. Students will complete specialised courses on critical thinking, academic writing, leadership and communications. They will also receive personality and career path assessments, preparation courses for exams and a level three certificate in team leading from the UK-based Chartered Management Institute (CMI). CPISP will announce the names of recipients early next year, based on their grades, results on critical thinking and leadership courses, and test scores. Above, students with CPISP and BIBF officials at the briefing.
    Crown Prince’s International Scholarship Programme organises induction session
    26-06-2019 08:38 AM