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SCW Announces the Launch of the 4th Edition of HRH Princess Sabeeka's Award for Women Empowerment
Manama, Sept. 7. (BNA) -- In line with the belief of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), in the effective role of women in society, desire to support, empower and integrate working Bahraini women in national development plans and enhance their access to higher leadership and executive positions and commitment to the non-discrimination against women policy, the Secretariat-General of the SCW is pleased to announce the launch of the 4th edition of HRH Princess Sabeeka’s Award for Women Empowerment for 2013 to be among the mechanisms it adopts to consolidate the programmes and plans of public and private institutions to empower Bahraini women, according to the criteria and conditions required for winning it.
2013/09/07 More
Askar issues decision to form joint committee to support Olympic team
Manama, Sept. 5 (BNA) -- His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has designated Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, and President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC), to form a joint committee featuring members of the BOC and the Bahrain Football Association to support Olympic team. The team was crowned champions of the recently-concluded Fifth GCC Football Championship, which took place in Bahrain.
2013/09/05 More
A Bahraini study: national media boost citizenship and public opinion
Manama: Sept. 4 -- (BNA)-- A recent postgraduate research study indicated that the various organizations of national media in the Kingdom of Bahrain play a pivotal role in boosting citizenship and public opinion under the reform project of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. The media most visited by Bahraini audience is the internet at 36.75% followed by TV at 28.5%, local newspapers at 21.5% and radio at 13.25%.
2013/09/04 More
Germany Merkel faces poll rival Steinbruec​k in TV debate
Berlin, Sept. 1 (BNA) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel and centre-left election rival Peer Steinbrueck are due to take part in their only televised election debate.
2013/09/01 More
Bahraini-Korean friendship and cooperation relations: past, present and future prospects
Manama: August 26 -- (BNA) -- , Kingdom of Bahrain officially welcomes the upcoming visit of the Korean Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Chung Hong-won who arrives here today in a two-day official visit which is his first visit to the region since he has assumed office last February. During the visit, both sides are expected to discuss aspects of boosting existing cooperation relations, explore regional and international issues of mutual interest, political, economic, security, military, educational, vocational training, health, energy and other aspects of friendship and cooperation between the two friendly countries.
2013/08/26 More
Salmaniya Medical Complex saves the life of 25 years old patient
Manama, August 21 (BNA) -- The Medical team in Salmaniya Medical Complex had succeeded in saving the life of a 25 years old patient who had massive postpartum hemorrhage following vaginal delivery in private hospital.
2013/08/21 More
Diplomats and analysts: Bahrain' leadership wisely dealt with so-called (rebellion)
Manama, Aug 15 (BNA) -- Egyptian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain Issam Awad told Bahrain News Agency that Bahrain's government has dealt with the so-called Bahrain rebellion movement wisely and effectively and in accordance with the international laws followed in such cases, describing the Bahrain rebellion movement as a clone of the Egyptian one, saying that such clone calls have no hope of success.
2013/08/16 More
Bahrain Summer Festival all set to begin next week, fun filled events and concerts lined up
Manama, Aug. 13 (BNA) -- Bahrain is all set to host the fifth Bahrain Summer Festival starting next week that will continue until September 9. The much anticipated annual extravaganza is expected to draw a big crowd especially from GCC countries like Saudi Arabia and Qatar that have 12 day Eid Al Fitr holidays. The Culture Ministry the key event is part of celebrations to mark Manama being named Capital of Arab Tourism 2013.
2013/08/13 More
Bahraini's and expats all set to enjoy Eid Al Fitr festivities
MANAMA,August. 12 (BNA) -- Family reunions over lunch, last minute shopping for the children to preparing traditional food and sweets, Bahrainis are all set to join the rest of the world to celebrate Eid Al Fitr this week.
2013/08/12 More
Grand iftars, Qoran awareness top priority for expat organisations as Ramadan ends
Manama, July 31 (BNA) -- The observance of Ramadan remains the same for all Muslims the world over, said members of the many Islamic communities that Bahrain News Agency (BNA) spoke with. However, the breaking of the fast or the iftar as it is called, can vary much, they said.
2013/07/31 More