Bahrain Says it won't Allow Imports from Israeli Settlements
Bahrain will not allow the import of Israeli goods produced in settlements in occupied Palestinian territory, state news agency BNA reported, disavowing comments made by the Gulf state's trade minister earlier this week.
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.
Al-Zayyani Demands Urgent Meeting with 25 MPs, They Reject and Dub him "Aggravating Minister”
The House of Representatives received an official letter including a request to hold an urgent meeting between Minister of Industry and Commerce Zayed Al-Zayyani and the 25 MPs who signed the statement issued two days ago, which described him as the “aggravating minister”.
Tourism Authority Officials Complain about Minister Al-Zayani to "Higher Authorities": Newspaper
A number of officials and advisors at the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority have filed an address to higher authorities demanding that they consider the violations and practices committed by the chairman of the Authority, the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Zayed Al-Zayani, reported the local Akhbar Al Khaleej newspaper.
Ministers of Finance and Industry Hold Meeting with Chamber of Commerce to Discuss VAT Implementation
An official statement said that Finance Minister Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa and Minister of Industry Zayed Al-Zayani will hold a meeting with Chamber of Commerce and Industry today to discuss the implementation of the Value Added Tax (VAT).
Responses to Bahraini Industry Minister: How Did You Reach Your Ministry Post, Via Your Surname or Creativity?!
Two strikes by the Minister of Industry Zayed Al-Zayani have stirred the Bahraini social media, causing outrage.
Al-Zayani Suspends Licenses of 4 Tourist Facilities
Bahrain's Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Zayed Al-Zayani issued decisions suspending the work and refusing the renewal of 4 tourist facilities for violating the provisions of the tourism legislation in a way that “affects the national tourism interest”.
Bahrain Filed Formal Request for Exemption from Duties on Aluminum and Iron Last Month, Says Minister
Bahraini Minister of Industry and Commerce said the Ministry is in constant contact with the US regarding the exemption of Bahrain from customs duties levied on imports of aluminum and iron.
Bahrain's Commerce Minister: New Bankruptcy Law is Safety Valve for Whoever Wants to Take Risks
Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Zayed Al-Zayani said on Thursday (March 8, 2018) that the new bankruptcy law is ready for submission to the House of Representatives.
Bahraini Commerce Minister: Crown Prince Signed Deals Valued at $10bn during Washington Visit Last November
Bahraini Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Zayed Al-Zayani said that in November 2017 a series of cross-sector trade agreements were signed between Bahrain and the US valued at $10 billion covering trade, industry, oil and aviation.
Commerce Minister Apologizes to Citizen who Received Email Containing Inappropriate Language in Response to his Request for Employment
Bahraini Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism apologized to a citizen who received a letter from the Ministry’s Administrative Affairs Office, including inappropriate terms and phrases, announcing that he referred the employee whom he described as “irresponsible” to investigation.
Appeal Court Acquits Businessman Samih Rajab of Charge of Insulting Commerce Minister, Says “Right to Criticize Permissible by Law”
Court revoked one-month prison term issued against businessman Samih Ibrahim Rajab for insulting Minister of Industry and Commerce, acquitting him of libel and slander charges.
Decision to Raise Commercial Registration Fees Postponed for 6 Months
The governmental committee headed by Bahraini Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism Zayed Al-Zayani postponed the decision to raise commercial registration fees for 6 months, so that the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) can study the situation of small merchants.
Governmental Committee Formed to Solve Problems with Chamber of Commerce Regarding Decision to Raise Records Fees
Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman ordered Minister of Industry and Commerce Zayed Al-Zayani to form a governmental committee to discuss visuals of chamber of commerce and solve any problem regarding decision to raise commercial records fees.
Gulf Air's Board of Directors Appointed under Chairman of Minister of Industry
Gulf Air yesterday announced on Thursday (May18, 2017) night the appointment of its new members to the board, chaired by Zayed Al-Zayani, the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism and membership of Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa, Dawood Nassif Dawood, Jameel Ali Al-Matrook, Essa Mohamed Najibi, Jean-Christophe Durand and Jassim Hassan Abdelaal.
Minister of Commerce: Saudis Own 5% of Bahrain’s Commercial Records
Bahraini Minister of Industry and Commerce Zayed Al-Zayani said that “The Saudi market is a priority for us. The Saudi investor center was announced during the visit of the Saudi Crown Prince. This will facilitate the establishment of Saudi investor companies who owns 5% of Bahrain’s records.”