Friday, July 19, 2019

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  • <p>BDF Commander-in-Chief Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa yesterday reaffirmed the full administrative and combat readiness of all BDF units and commended their role as he inspected several units.</p>
    BDF Commander-in-Chief reaffirms readiness of all BDF units
    19-07-2019 00:58 AM
  • <p>Finance and National Economy Minister Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa yesterday met outgoing British Ambassador Simon Martin</p>
    Finance and National Economy Minister Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa yesterday met outgoing British Ambassador Simon Martin
    19-07-2019 00:57 AM
  • <p>The Bahrain Institute of Hospitality and Retail (BIHR) and Bahrain for All (BHR4All) are organising a summer camp for children with special needs. The five-week camp, at the BIHR campus in Barbar, started two weeks ago. Supporters of the camp include the Interior Ministry, Spartan Fitness, the Art of Living Foundation, Rife USA, Manama Printing Press, LuLu Hypermarket, Atrium Mall, Jotun Paints, Technographics, Showtech and Al Nooh. The goal is to ensure that participants remain mentally and physically active throughout the summer months and learn new tasks, said organisers. Above, at the launch of the camp are, from left, BIHR executive director Nigel Veigas, director Ali Sulaibeekh, BHR4All founder Nivedita Dhadphale and the institute&rsquo;s managing director Hatim Dadabai.</p>
    BIHR and BHR4All are organising a summer camp for children with special needs
    19-07-2019 00:55 AM
  • <p>Twenty members of St Christopher&rsquo;s Cathedral&rsquo;s Anglican community held a gathering in Jannusan. It was part of an initiative by the committee, which organises weekly fellowship events throughout the summer, bringing people together to socialise during the months of July and August. The two congregations represented at the gathering were the 9.30am Friday and the 6pm Friday Tamil-language congregations. Above, congregation members at the event.</p>
    St Christopher’s Cathedral’s Anglican community held a gathering in Jannusan
    19-07-2019 00:21 AM
  • <p>A special campaign on safe swimming was held for Alba employees and their families. As part of the campaign, chief executive Tim Murray presented a session on safety in and around swimming pools covering many aspects, including the importance of adult supervision, barriers around pools, swimming classes and first-aid as well as flotation and rescue devices. Mr Murray, along with other Alba officials, also visited a group of children in Alba&rsquo;s Summer Camp at Alba Social Club to spread awareness on the importance of following safety fundamentals while swimming, followed by a safety pledge with the children, instructors and organisers. Above, Alba employees and their families during the campaign.</p>
    Campaign on safe swimming was held for Alba employees
    19-07-2019 00:20 AM
  • <p>Bahrain Tennis Federation (BTF) vice-president Shaikh Abdul Aziz bin Mubarak Al Khalifa and Bahrain Tennis Club president Khamis Mohammed Al Muqla visited The Queen’s Tennis and Racquet Club. They were received by CEO Andrew Stewart, who took them on a tour of the stadiums and facilities of the club. Later, Shaikh Abdul Aziz highlighted the role of BTF in the development of tennis in Bahrain and Al Muqla spoke about various projects being undertaken by the BTC in co-operation with the Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs and BTF. Above, from left, visit co-ordinator Rebecca Orde, Shaikh Abdulaziz, Stewart and Al Muqla.</p>
    BTF vice-president Shaikh Abdul Aziz bin Mubarak Al Khalifa and BTC president Khamis Mohammed Al Muqla visited The Queen’s Tennis and Racquet Club
    19-07-2019 00:00 AM
  • <p>Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa met outgoing British Ambassador Simon Martin and praised the role of the UK in supporting efforts to strengthen global security. Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel Humaidan also met the British Ambassador.</p>
    Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa met outgoing British Ambassador Simon Martin
    19-07-2019 00:00 AM
  • <p>Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel Humaidan met the British Ambassador.</p>
    Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel Humaidan met the British Ambassador
    19-07-2019 00:00 AM
  • <p>A delegation from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland &ndash; Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain) has taken part in the eighth annual RCSI International Education Forum. Among the participants were colleagues from RCSI campuses in Bahrain, Dublin and Malaysia, who came together to discuss innovations and challenges within shared programmes. This year&rsquo;s event, which included a half-day &lsquo;Ed-i-Med&rsquo; symposium, was held at RCSI&rsquo;s headquarters in Dublin City Centre and focused on the theme of &lsquo;Transforming Healthcare Education Project&rsquo;. The week-long event featured presentations, keynote speeches and interactive workshops, along with a demonstration of the latest virtual reality technology. Above, the Bahrain delegation with other RCSI officials at the event.</p>
    RCSI Bahrain has taken part in the eighth annual RCSI International Education Forum.
    19-07-2019 00:00 AM
  • <p>Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa last night met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, as part of his official visit to the US. Pompeo expressed appreciation of Bahrain for hosting the Peace to Prosperity workshop and all its outcome. He also underlined Bahrain’s efforts to establish regional security.&nbsp;</p>
    IN PICTURES: Foreign Minister meets US Secretary of State
    18-07-2019 10:12 AM
  • <p><em>US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hands with Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa prior to meetings at the State Department in Washington, DC (AFP)</em></p>
    IN PICTURES: Foreign Minister meets US Secretary of State
    18-07-2019 10:12 AM
  • <p><em>US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo walks alongside Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa (L) prior to meetings at the State Department in Washington, DC, July 17, 2019. (AFP)</em></p>
    IN PICTURES: Foreign Minister meets US Secretary of State
    18-07-2019 10:12 AM
  • Interior Minister General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa yesterday met newly-appointed Tunisian Ambassador Salim Al Gheryani. They reviewed co-operation in the security field. The minister wished the ambassador success in his diplomatic duties.
    Interior Minister wishes newly-appointed Tunisian Ambassador success
    18-07-2019 10:15 AM
  • <p>Visitors to the exhibition.&nbsp;</p><p><br></p><p>More than 1,000 people of various nationalities from Bahrain and other GCC countries visited Ahlia University’s introductory exhibition at City Centre Bahrain. Prospective students and their parents were briefed on the university’s programmes, objectives and activities. The expo also provided an ideal platform for university leaders, professors and students to interact with academics, employers, elites and community figures as well as Bahraini and Gulf students and parents.</p>
    An ideal platform...
    18-07-2019 01:35 AM
  • <p><em>Officials with students who are enrolled for the internship programme.</em></p><p><br></p><p> VIVA Bahrain launched its summer internship programme for the ninth consecutive year for Bahraini students. It is organised through its corporate social responsibility arm, VIVA Jusoor, and in co-ordination with the human resources department. The students will undergo professional and technical training through projects and assignments during July and August. More than 50,000 internship training hours have been completed by students from national and international educational institutions through VIVA’s multiple talent development programmes since 2011.</p>
    VIVA’s internship scheme unveiled
    18-07-2019 01:02 AM
  • <p>BDF Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received Minister of Finance and National Economy Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa.</p><p>The commander-in-chief discussed a number of issues related to cooperation and coordination between the BDF and Finance Ministry.</p>
    Commander-in-Chief receives Finance Minister
    17-07-2019 15:37 PM
  • <p><br></p><p>The BDF Commander also received Dr. Basimah Rowe from the military magazine Unipath by the Commander of the United States, accompanied by Colonel David C. WALLIN, US Military Attaché in Bahrain.</p><p>Defense Affairs Minister Lieutenant-General Abdulla bin Hassan Al-Nuaimi attended the meeting.</p><p>The commander-in-chief praised the historic relations between the two countries.</p>
    Commander-in-Chief receives Finance Minister
    17-07-2019 15:37 PM
  • <p>BDF Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, received Minister of Finance and National Economy Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa.</p><p>The commander-in-chief discussed a number of issues related to cooperation and coordination between the BDF and Finance Ministry.</p>
    Commander-in-Chief receives Finance Minister
    17-07-2019 14:57 PM
  • BDF Commander-in-Chief Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa yesterday met outgoing Kuwaiti Ambassador Shaikh Azzam bin Mubarak Al Sabah. BDF General Command Court director Major General Hassan Saad attended.
    BDF Commander meets outgoing Kuwaiti Ambassador
    17-07-2019 12:17 PM
  • The BDF commander also met UK Ambassador Simon Martin who introduced Commodore Dean Basset, the newly-appointed commander of the British Naval Component, in the presence of Defence Minister General Abdulla bin Hassan Al Nuaimi.
    BDF Commander meets outgoing Kuwaiti Ambassador
    17-07-2019 12:17 PM
  • <p>Cancer Care Group celebrated the success of its summer seminar “Towards a healthy and safe Summer” organised in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour &amp; Social Development and various Embassies.&nbsp;</p><p><br></p>
    Cancer Care Group celebrates success of its Summer Seminar
    16-07-2019 12:06 PM
  • <p>The seminar was held on July 10 at the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam (BKS) in Segaiya. Ministry Under-Secretary Sabah Al Dossary, ministry occupational safety head Ahmed Al Hayki, and ministry guidance and awareness head Hussein Al Husseni were present at the seminar.</p><p><br></p>
    Cancer Care Group celebrates success of its Summer Seminar
    16-07-2019 12:06 PM
  • <p>The tireless volunteers who helped make the event a success were felicitated by Cancer Care Group Chairman Dr P V Cheriyan at Dr Ravi Pillai Hall at Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam yesterday.</p><p><br></p>
    Cancer Care Group celebrates success of its Summer Seminar
    16-07-2019 12:06 PM
  • <p>Apart from CCG members, a lot of Medical Consultants, heads of Pharmaceuticals firms, and well-wishers attended the event.</p>
    Cancer Care Group celebrates success of its Summer Seminar
    16-07-2019 12:06 PM
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    Cancer Care Group celebrates success of its Summer Seminar
    16-07-2019 12:06 PM
  • <p>His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday received outgoing British Ambassador Simon Martin.</p>
<p>The Premier lauded historic relations between the two countries, hailing co-operation and partnership in various fields.</p>
<p>He reaffirmed Bahrain&rsquo;s keenness to consolidate its ties with the UK.</p>
    Premier receives outgoing British ambassador Simon Martin
    15-07-2019 10:27 AM
  • The Premier yesterday received journalist Adel Isa Al Marzooq, who presented his book, Khalifa bin Salman... Nation’s Glory. The photographically illustrated book features testimonies from Bahraini people of the Prime Minister’s contribution.
    Premier receives journalist Adel Isa Al Marzooq
    15-07-2019 10:26 AM
  • <p>Iraqi President Barham Salih received Bahrain&rsquo;s Ambassador Salah Al Malki at Al Sinbad Palace, Baghdad.&nbsp;</p>
<div>The ambassador conveyed greetings from His Majesty King Hamad to President Salih upon resumption of his diplomatic duties.&nbsp;</div>
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<div>The ambassador had been recalled following an attack on the Bahrain Embassy in Baghdad.</div>
    Iraqi President meets Bahraini Ambassador
    15-07-2019 08:36 AM
  • <p>His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday deputised his adviser Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa to attend a reception hosted by the French Embassy at Art Rotana Hotel marking the country&rsquo;s National Day.</p>
    Premier delegates adviser to French embassy's reception
    15-07-2019 08:53 AM
  • <div><i>ILA volunteers with workers at the event.</i></div>
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<p>Refreshments and snacks were distributed to 100 construction workers at a labour camp in Salmabad.&nbsp;</p>
<div>The Indian Ladies Association&rsquo;s (ILA) workers welfare subcommittee distributed laban, juice, water, snacks and caps to the workers at the Almoayyed labour camp.</div>
    Food distribution at labour camp in Salmabad
    15-07-2019 08:54 AM