Archive for the ‘Bahrain’ Category
MANAMA, Bahrain – According to the annual index of economic freedom published by the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal, Bahrain remains the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region’s most economically free country.Â The Kingdom of Bahrain also ranked 12th out of 177 economies worldwide and is the only MENA country in the top 20.Â Hong [...]
MANAMA, Bahrain – The International Automobile Federation (FIA) announced Bahrain will host the fourth round of the 2013 Formula One Grand Prix on April 21, 2013.Â After a successful race in 2012, the FIA secured Bahrain as a stop on the 2013 tour amongst nearly two-dozen nations including, the United States, Canada, Germany and Great Britain.
Discussions could begin soon on a proposal to turn the Bab Al Bahrain suq into a tourist-only area.Â It could be done by removing shops that are not ‘tourist friendly’, according to Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) board member and small and medium enterprises committee chairman Khalaf Hejair.
MANAMA, Bahrain – Bahrain’s King, His Majesty Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, met with 16 Bahraini priests and ministers today and reaffirmed the country’s commitment to religious freedom.Â His Majesty King Hamad praised the churches’ roles in the community and thanked the leaders for their efforts to promote tolerance in the country. He expressed hope that the [...]
Manama – Bahrain aims to make tourism one of its top earners alongside banking over the next two decades, a top government official has announced. The country’s Economic Vision 2030 calls for a major boost to the tourism sector, with the setting up of massive infrastructure projects and facilities, said Culture and Information Ministry tourism [...]
FOOD&HOSPITALITY EXPO 2010 The Middle East’s second annual international food, beverages, and packaging technology exhibition January 12-14, 2010
BY ETN /MANAMA – Bahrain Exhibition & Convention Authority (BECA) will stage the first Food & Hospitality Expo 2009 (The Gulf's International Food and Hospitality Exhibition) from January 13-15, 2009 at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre (BIEC). It will be held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, [...]
By eTN | Aug 27, 2008 The Gulf is now a major center for the workboat industry with multi-billion dollar offshore land reclamation development projects running concurrently with major oil and gas projects. With this in mind, Bahrain is more than ever before keen to engage foreign specialist companies to contribute to the Kingdom's booming [...]
gulf-daily-news.com/etn MANAMA: The number of tourists coming to Bahrain has been steadily increasing, according to statistics from the Ministry of Information’s tourism division.It is rising by an average of 10-15 per cent a year in the last three years.
By Aftab H. Kola leTN Middle East Economic Development Board (EDB) has shared its plans to develop a new family-focused tourism project on the western coast of Bahrain.