• World Islamic Banking Conference
Bahrain-saudi ties hailed

Bahrain-saudi ties hailed

Manama : His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa yesterday took pride in the deep-rooted solid historic relations binding the Kingdom of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, hailing advanced joint cooperation in all fields, particularly joint ventures in the sector of transportation. This came as His Majesty received at the Al-Safriya Palace yesterday Saudi Minister of Transport Dr Nabil bin Mohammed Al-Amoudi and President of the Saudi Railways Organisation Dr Rumaih Mohammed Al-Rumaih.

The minister conveyed greetings from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and from Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, who wished the Bahrain and its people further progress and prosperity. HM the King paid tribute to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for his honourable stances in support of Bahrain and its people, hailing his efforts to bolster Bahraini-Saudi relations and serve the causes of the Arab and Islamic nations. He lauded Saudi landmark development strides in the prosperous era of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. 

Separately, Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa also held talks with Dr Nabil bin Mohammed Al-Amoudi at Riffa Palace. HRH the Premier hailing the role of Saudi Arabia in achieving complementarity among Arab and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries told Dr Al Amoudi that the people of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia have been bound together by “bridges of love’.  Prince Khalifa said that the achievements of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud has resulted in safeguarding regional security and stability amid the current challenges.




MMA stars prepare for title showdown

MMA stars prepare for title showdown

Brave 18’s main event headliners are willing to go to any length to be crowned as the undisputed champion of the lightweight division. Brazilian Lucas Mineiro is set to defend his championship against Palestinian Abdul Kareem Al

BD22 million Cargo area

BD22 million Cargo area

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) appointed French engineering company Egis as a consultant to provide design and supervision services for Bahrain International Airport’s new (BIA) BD22 million Cargo Area.

New Air Traffic Control Center on way

New Air Traffic Control Center on way

The Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications (MTT) has announced the signing of a BD2.4 million contract on the sideline of the Bahrain International Airshow 2018 for the construction of the new Air Traffic Control Center.


MMA stars prepare for title showdown

MMA stars prepare for title showdown

Brave 18’s main event headliners are willing to go to any length to be crowned as the undisputed champion of the lightweight division. Brazilian Lucas Mineiro is set to defend his championship against Palestinian Abdul Kareem Al

Most of region end firm

Most of region end firm

Most Middle Eastern stock markets were firm yesterday while Egypt rose sharply in active trade on buying of blue chips that was encouraged by strength in emerging markets, generally due to optimism over the Sino-US trade dispute. The E

KAIE signs exclusive deal with Butzbach

KAIE signs exclusive deal with Butzbach

Kanoo Automotive and Industrial Equipment (KAIE) a subsidiary of the Ebrahim K. Kanoo conglomerate, has signed an agreement with partners Butzbach to expand their portfolio to include hangar doors. The deal, on the sidelines of the Bah

Thais take ASEAN chair

Thais take ASEAN chair

Protests, broken windows and dignitaries forced to flee by helicopter -- Thailand’s last stint as host of Southeast Asia’s biggest summit was devoured by political chaos. But as the chairmanship of the Association of Southe