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  • <p>Deputy King His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday attended the wedding ceremony of Shaikh Abdulla, son of BDF Commander-in-chief Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa at the BDF commander-in-chief’s majlis.</p>
    Deputy King, Prime Minister attend wedding ceremony of Shaikh Abdulla
    23-11-2017 02:01 AM
  • <p>Deputy King His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday attended the wedding ceremony of Shaikh Abdulla, son of BDF Commander-in-chief Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa at the BDF commander-in-chief’s&nbsp;majlis.</p>
    Deputy King, Prime Minister attend wedding ceremony of Shaikh Abdulla
    23-11-2017 02:01 AM
  • <p>Deputy King His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday attended the wedding ceremony of Shaikh Abdulla, son of BDF Commander-in-chief Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa at the BDF commander-in-chief’s&nbsp;majlis.</p>
    Deputy King, Prime Minister attend wedding ceremony of Shaikh Abdulla
    23-11-2017 02:01 AM
  • Deputy King, Prime Minister attend wedding ceremony of Shaikh Abdulla
    23-11-2017 02:01 AM
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    Deputy King, Prime Minister attend wedding ceremony of Shaikh Abdulla
    23-11-2017 02:01 AM
  • An elderly Bahraini died when he was hit by a car as he crossed the road yesterday. Ghuloom Haji Ramad, 74, was struck by an Audi while crossing Shaikh Jaber Al Sabah Highway, near Sitra, at 10.30am. The Interior Ministry tweeted that “relevant procedures were taken”. Above, an officer inspects the damaged windscreen of the car that hit Mr Ramad.
    Man, 74, dies in crash
    23-11-2017 00:41 AM
  • Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa yesterday visited Jewellery Arabia 2017. He highlighted the government’s interest in promoting activities supporting economic growth. Shaikh Ali also said the increasing number of participants and visitors reflected Bahrain’s standing as an exhibitions and conferences hub.
    Deputy Prime Minister visits Jewellery Arabia 2017
    23-11-2017 01:31 AM
  • The delegation was lead by Gazprom Neft deputy chief executive for legal and corporate affairs Elena Ilyukhina, who was accompanied by Russian Ambassador Vagif Garaev. The delegation was received by Albilad general manager Zeyad Janahi and other senior executives, who also briefed them on various aspects of the landmark project.
    Delegation from Saint Petersburg visits the Water Garden City
    23-11-2017 01:46 AM
  • Former Spain King Juan Carlos I arrived in Bahrain yesterday and was welcomed by Shaikh Isa bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa at Bahrain International Airport.
    Former Spain King arrives in Bahrain
    23-11-2017 01:32 AM
  • Deputy King His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa yesterday received His Majesty’s representative for charity work and youth affairs, Supreme Council for Youth and Sport chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee president Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa at Riffa Palace. It followed the conclusion of the 2017 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA held at the Khalifa Sports City last week. The Bahrain team came second overall, winning two gold and three bronze medals. Shaikh Nasser introduced Bahraini winners of the 2017 IMMAF World Championships and the 2017 IFBB World Junior and Master Championships.
    Deputy King receives Shaikh Nasser at Riffa Palace
    23-11-2017 01:36 AM
  • Deputy King His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa yesterday held his weekly Majlis at Riffa Palace. Royal Family members, senior government officials, members of parliament, Shura Council and municipal councils, religious and community leaders, journalists and diplomats attended.
    Deputy King holds his weekly Majlis
    23-11-2017 01:33 AM
  • The Royal University for Women (RUW) visited Al Hekma International School. Female students from grades 11 and 12 met a representative from RUW and were briefed on the advantages of studying at the university. Undergraduate degree programmes, scholarships, financial aid, student services and other information regarding RUW was presented to the students. Above, students during the visit.
    The Royal University for Women visits Al Hekma International School
    22-11-2017 00:25 AM
  • Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Ministry Under-Secretary Dr Nabeel Abu Al Fateh yesterday inaugurated a newly-built 8,000sqm walkway in Tubli Bay. The first phase of the project, which cost BD500,000, includes a 400m-long-walkway and green spaces, in addition to other family-oriented facilities.
    8,000sqm walkway inaugrated in Tubli Bay
    22-11-2017 00:27 AM
  • <p>A training programme on supervisory skills was organised by the Nine Training Center for Bahrain Public Transport Company (BPTC) employees. The course covered supervisory skills from various sectors and was delivered using modern training methodologies and practices. BPTC general manager Rob Conway, human resources manager Sampath Suvarna and training manager Lito Doblado joined Nine Training Center managing director Gopika Beri for a photo-call held to mark the conclusion of the training.</p>
    Nine Training Center
    22-11-2017 00:19 AM
  • <p><em>Ms Nedham with school officials and prize winners. </em></p><p>More than 1,500 pupils took part in the Indian School Bahrain’s first kindergarten sports day, Colour Splash, at its Riffa campus. </p><p>Chief guest Fatima Razzaq Nedham, Paralympics gold medallist from Bahrain at the Rio 2016 Olympics and at the London World Championship, inaugurated the event which was declared open by school chairman Prince Natarajan. </p>
    Indian School Bahrain holds first kindergarten sports day
    21-11-2017 08:53 AM
  • <p>Students put up a colourful performance at the event.</p>
    Indian School Bahrain holds first kindergarten sports day
    21-11-2017 08:53 AM
  • <p><span id="_mce_caret" data-mce-bogus="true" style=""><em>At the presentation are, from left, Seef Properties chief executive Ahmed Yusuf, vice-chairman and corporate social responsibility (CSR) committee chairman Dr Mustafa Al Sayed, Mr Hassan, Mr Najibi, Seef Properties board secretary and CSR committee member Zakareya Buallay.</em></span><br></p><p>Seef Properties donated BD3,000 to Al Hedaya Islamic Centre as part of the real estate company’s mission to support charitable initiatives. Seef Properties chairman Essa Najibi presented the cheque to centre board member Salah Bu Hassan at a ceremony.&nbsp;</p>
    Seef Properties donates BD3,000 to Al Hedaya Islamic Centre
    21-11-2017 08:55 AM
  • <p><em>At the launch are, from left, Information and eGovernment Authority eTransformation acting executive vice-president Dr Zakaria Ahmed Al Khaja, Shaikh Hisham and governorate head of public relations and media Mohammed Al Khaldi.</em></p><p>Capital Governor Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa has launched a new mobile application, Asemati, and a revamped website of the governorate. </p><p>The exercise is aimed at speeding up the communication process with citizens and residents, he said. The app can be used to get direct responses to any complaints or feedback related to government services.&nbsp;</p>
    Capital Governor launches new mobile application 'Asemat'
    21-11-2017 09:00 AM
  • <p><em>Above, staff members at the event.</em></p><p>A day out with senior management was held for over 80 employees of KFH Bahrain. They spent the day with managing director and chief executive officer Abdulhakeem Al Khayyat at the KFH Club in Budaiya, where they were updated on the latest performance results and strategic directions. </p><p>The meeting also gave employees an opportunity to discuss their departmental achievements, share their thoughts and provide recommendations for constant development.&nbsp;</p>
    KFH Bahrain employees enjoy day out with senior management
    21-11-2017 09:03 AM
  • <p><em>Marathon participants and volunteers at the captains’ meeting.</em></p><p>A total of 190 teams and 3,000 runners will be taking part in this year’s Bahrain Marathon Relay. </p><p>The nation’s biggest annual charity run kicks off at 10am on Friday at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir and the last runners are expected to be back by 3pm.</p><p>A captain’s meeting was held at the British Club to discuss logistics of the 37th edition of the event, organised by the Bahrain Round Table, which raised BD30,000 last year.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
    Captain’s meeting held to discuss logistics of Bahrain Marathon Relay
    21-11-2017 09:07 AM
  • <p><em>At the event are, from right, organising committee chairman Simon Cox and member Mahmood Al Mohri.</em></p>
    Captain’s meeting held to discuss logistics of Bahrain Marathon Relay
    21-11-2017 09:07 AM
  • Around 400 guests attended celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) at the Gulf Hotel Convention Centre, Manama. Philippines Ambassador Alfonso A Ver addressed the guests. It also featured a mini fashion show and tourism booths run by Asean embassies. Asean-Bahrain Business Council chairman Shaikh Daij bin Isa Al Khalifa highlighted the achievements of the association. Chief guests were Shaikh Khalifa bin Rashid Al Khalifa and Shaikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa, grandsons of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa. Above, Mr Ver speaks at the event.
    50th anniversary of founding of Asean celebrated
    21-11-2017 00:48 AM
  • Mohammed Sadeq Ahmed Shaikhali won the monthly grand prize of BD10,000 in Al Baraka Islamic Bank’s AlBarakat account raffle draw for November. The monthly salary of BD555 for a year was won by Tareq Yusuf Ali Mohammed. Winners also received cash prizes of BD1,000, BD500 and BD300, bringing the total number of winners to 78. The largest cash prize for the account is BD200,000 which will be presented at the end of the year, along with two grand prizes worth BD100,000 each. The grand prize, top, being presented.
    Man wins BD10,000 in Al Baraka Islamic Bank’s AlBarakat account raffle draw
    21-11-2017 00:46 AM
  • The monthly salary prize being presented
    Man wins BD10,000 in Al Baraka Islamic Bank’s AlBarakat account raffle draw
    21-11-2017 00:46 AM
  • The British School of Bahrain (BSB) has announced a joint venture with the Bahrain Financing Company (BFC) to make payment of tuition fees simpler and more convenient for parents. Term payments can be made at any of the BFC branches at a minimum fee of BD1 per transaction. At the signing of the deal are, from left, BSB public relations and marketing head Amal Darwish, finance head Nitin Kadam, head of school Julie Anne Gilbert, BFC general manager Pancily Varkey, corporate business development manager Roger Menezes and corporate business development officer Sachin Vinod.
    British School of Bahrain announces joint venture with BFC
    21-11-2017 00:42 AM
  • A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the opening of Dean and Deluca, a restaurant at The Avenues. Present were managing director Geoff Upham, centre, and business director Carol Berry, left.
    Dean and Deluca opens at The Avenues
    21-11-2017 00:38 AM
  • HRH the Premier yesterday met newly-appointed French Ambassador Cecile Longe and praised growing bilateral co-operation. He wished the ambassador success in her diplomatic work.
    Prime Minister meets newly-appointed French Ambassador
    21-11-2017 00:37 AM
  • HRH the Premier yesterday met Omani Ambassador Abdulla bin Rashid Al Mudailwi at Gudaibiya Palace and praised the steady progress in relations between the two countries. The ambassador handed over to the Prime Minister an invitation to attend a reception to be hosted by the embassy marking Oman’s National Day.
    Premier meets Omani Ambassador
    21-11-2017 00:36 AM
  • St Christopher’s Cathedral held its latest living room dialogue with UK Maritime Component Command Royal Navy Chaplain Reverend Martin Evans. He spoke about his life-transforming experience living in a L’Arche community home in London. The home takes in people with intellectual disabilities who are then taken care of by staff and volunteers. Operating in 35 countries, it was inspired by Jean Vanier and has 147 different communities worldwide. Above, Reverend Evans speaking at the monthly living room dialogue.
    St Christopher’s Cathedral holds living room dialogue
    21-11-2017 00:34 AM
  • <p><em>Technicians with officials at the event</em></p>
<p>Almoayyed Motors, in conjunction with Ford Motor Company, conducted the first-ever Middle East Professional Service Network Technical Training at the Asdal Gulf Inn Hotel, Seef.&nbsp;</p>
<div>The workshops were aimed at training technicians in troubleshooting. Also introduced during the event was a new brand, Omnicraft, under which parts for all makes and models other than Ford applications will be available in Bahrain and across the Middle East.</div>
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    Almoayyed Motors conducts workshop
    20-11-2017 00:45 AM