Bahraini Crown Prince Announces Deal to Buy US Patriot Missiles Worth Up to $6 Bln
Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa announced that Manama has signed an agreement with Washington on the purchase of US Patriot missile defense systems.
Trump Hosts Bahraini Crown Prince Next Week at White House
The Associated Press said that the US President Donald Trump will host the Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa next week in the White House. Iran and security in the Persian Gulf will be key topics of discussion.
Crown Prince Directs to Re-Issue Electricity Invoices based on Last Year's Invoices for Same Period
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa called on the Electricity and Water Authority (EWA) to calculate the water and electricity invoices for the upcoming months of September, October and November based on last year's invoices for the same period.
Crown Prince Appoints Directors in Ministry of Industry and Civil Service Bureau
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa issued edicts appointing directors in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism and the Civil Service Bureau.
Crown Prince Appoints Directors at iGA, LMRA
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa issued two edicts for 2019 appointing directors at the Information and e-Government Authority (iGA) and the Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA).
Crown Prince Appoints Directors at "Culture and Antiquities" and "Youth and Sports Affairs Ministry"
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa issued two edicts for 2019 appointing directors at the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities and at the Youth and Sports Affairs Ministry.
Crown Prince Restructures Economic Development Board
The Crown Prince issued edict restructuring the Economic Development (EDB) board of directors.
Seven Employees in Tourism Authority Dismissed
Among the amusing stories told about Abu Saeed Qaraqosh, who worked for Salahuddin Al-Ayyubi, is that once a short man was sentenced to death, but when Qaraqosh saw that the rope did not reach the short man's neck, he ordered bringing a tall man to be hung instead.
7 Tourism Officials Suspended after Submitting Letter to Crown Prince on Al-Zayani Abuses
The Civil Service Council suspended 7 officials in the tourism sector after they submitted a letter to Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa on administrative abuses carried out by Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism Zayed Al-Zayani.
NAO Starts Investigation Electricity Billing Mechanism
The National Audit Office started establishing a working group to implement the order of Crown Prince, Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, which directed to investigate the electricity and water bills of all citizens.
Crown Prince Directs NAO to Investigate Electricity and Water Billing Mechanisms
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa directed the NAO to investigate the electricity and water bills of Bahraini citizens at their primary residence (single account), as well as individuals and establishments, in order to ensure that there are no technical and procedural deficiencies in the water and electricity billing mechanisms.
Crown Prince Appoints Directors at Ministries of Interior and Works, Public Prosecution
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa issued 3 edicts for the year 2019 appointing directors at the Ministries of Interior and works and public prosecution
Crown Prince Forms Commission of Inquiry on Tourism Ministry: To Hold his Friend Al-Zayani Accountable or Punish the Complainants?
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa ordered on Monday (July 1, 2019) investigating a letter signed by a number of employees against the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Zayed Al-Zayani.
Despite Khalifa bin Salman's Return to Bahrain, Crown Prince Heads Cabinet Meeting
Although the Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman returned to Bahrain after a vacation he spent in Thailand, the Crown Prince and First Deputy Prime Minister, Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, chaired the weekly Cabinet meeting at Gudaibiya Palace.
Crown Prince Orders Formation of Committee to Investigate Complaint of Officials against Minister Al-Zayyani
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa ordered the formation of an investigation committee headed by Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa to investigate a circulated letter signed by a number of officials in the tourism ministry against Minister Zayed Al-Zayyani.
Bahraini Gov’t Gives Up Oil Extraction: What’s the Future of “Historic Oil Discovery”?
In an unprecedented step in the region, Bahrain announced on (June 2, 2019) allowing foreign companies to own 100% in projects of natural oil and gas extraction inside the country.
One Year after "Oil Discovery", Bahrain Signs Letter of Intent with Chevron to Evaluate Discovery and Exploration
The National Oil and Gas Authority signed on Monday (April 1, 2019) a letter of intent with Chevron Company regarding conducting a joint assessment study for the discovery and exploration of oil in the Gulf of Bahrain region.
Bahrain Gov’t Calls off Expanding Social Housing Funding Beneficiaries with Cancellation of New “Mazaya Program”
The Bahraini Crown Prince and First Deputy Prime Minister, Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, has ordered the cancellation of the "Mazaya" system for financing housing requests, and referring back to the former system for funding social housing.
Yousef Mashal Not Only One who Despises Bahrainis, Many Naturalized Citizens Do So
If the words of businessman Yousef Mashal were painful to hear, then the injustice of your own countrymen would even feel more painful.
Failure of Dialogue between BCCI and Gov’t on Flexible Work Permits...Likely Confrontation in Parliament
Although multiple Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) meetings were held with Bahraini Finance Minister and Industry and Commerce Minister, it doesn’t seem that both parties are heading towards a compromise on a certain method, especially regarding the flexible work permit issue.