Buri damaged houses renovation plan on good track
January 18, 2018

In implementation of directives from His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa to renovate the houses damaged due to the terrorist attack targeted a pipeline near Buri village, Minister of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, Issam Abdullah Khalaf, said renovation works have been completed in six houses, two months after the work began.

The minister said the renovation progress rate of the first four houses the ministry received on November 14, 2017 has reached 75%, one of them has been"...

New private school fee regulations outlined
January 18, 2018

Fourteen private schools are rated as high-performing, out of 73 privately-owned educational establishments. Under new performance-based criteria, only schools rated 'Good' or 'Excellent' will be authorised to increase students’ fees by five per cent, pending board of directors’ approval. In case the increase in school fees exceeds the nominal 5pc benchmark, the approval of the school board and parent’s council would be required for the hike to be endorsed.

Education Ministry Undersecretary"...

Bahrain Property Development Association holds meeting
January 18, 2018

The Bahrain Property Development Association (BaPDA) delegation held its second meeting. Chairing the session, Survey and Land Registration Bureau (SLRB) President Shaikh Salman bin Abdulla bin Hamad Al-Khalifa stressed the crucial role of the association in developing real estates, being a vital non-oil sector that contributes to national economic development.

He stressed the directives of the wise leadership to develop the non-oil sectors, in lines with objectives stipulated in the 2030 Economic Vision.He underscored"...

MEET ICT Conference, BITEX partnership support agreement signed
January 18, 2018

Bahrain Labour Fund “Tamkeen” has announced becoming a strategic partner for the Information and Communication Technology Conference “MEET ICT” and the Bahrain International Technology Exhibition “BITEX”, to be organised by the BTECH and Worksmart, under the patronage of Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, on February 13-15.

This partnership includes the organisation of special events between Tamkeen and private IT institutions and companies"...

'Saudi, UAE, Bahrain serving US interests in Mideast'
January 18, 2018

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has in his latest remarks said certain regional governments, including Saudi Arabia, are committing treason by cooperating with the United States and Israel against their Muslim brethren. The Leader highlighted the cause of Palestine as the main issue of the Muslim world, criticizing the US for overstepping its boundaries on the issue of Jerusalem al-Quds. Press TV has asked Syed Mohsin Abbas, journalist and political commentator, as well as Nabil Mikhail,"...

Bahrain resident stranded at Delhi airport for three days
January 18, 2018

A Bahrain resident was stuck in an airport in India for three days after he lost his luggage, with his passport in it. Bahrain bound Satyendra Singh was in transit in Delhi airport after leaving for Bahrain from Lucknow. However, he landed in a tricky situation after he found out that his luggage was taken from the airport by a passenger who travelled to Canada. He had to camp at the airport for three days until the issue was resolved.