Two MPs Say Trade Minister Promised them to Reconsider "Virtual Record" Resolution
Two MPs said that the Trade Minister promised them to reconsider the issue of virtual record through which fees are charged on entrepreneurs and services via social media outlets.
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.
2019 Roundup: Al-Asfour, Two Tourism Ministry Directors, Two Al-Ayyam Newspaper Journalists Dismissed for Irritating Ruling Family
In 2019, the government issued 3 decisions dismissing Bahrainis, including head of Jaffaira Endowments Sheikh Mohsen Al-Asfour and two journalists from Al-Ayyam newspaper, and officials from the tourism authority. What makes these decisions significant is that they were all taken by senior members of the ruling family or as a result of their anger.
More than 14,000 Saudi Investors in Bahrain (Official Figures)
Official figures showed that the number of Saudi investors in Bahrain has reached 14,614 as of September 22, 2019.
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.
Cabinet Approves Re-Structuring Organizational Structure of Industry Ministry
The cabinet approved a recommendation by the Civil Service Bureau to re-structure the organizational structures of the Industry, Commerce and Tourism Ministry and the Bahrain National Space Science Agency (NSSA).
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.
Industry Ministry Strikes off 16 Commercial Agencies for Bahraini Companies
The Ministry of Industry has stricken off 16 commercial agencies for a number of Bahraini companies and institutions operating in Bahrain, in accordance with the requirements of the law.
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.
Dialogue between Gov’t and Traders Sets Controls on Establishment of Foreign Companies and “Flexible Work Permits”: BCCI Vice President
Vice President of the Bahrain’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), Khalid Najaibi, told local Al-Bilad newspaper that there are new controls that will be most likely announced within two months, concerning commercial records and licenses for foreign companies, in addition to the limiting of consequences of Flexible Work permits, and what is known as the "free visa", as well as setting controls on external cash transfers of foreigners.
Al-Zayani: Raising Fee on Commercial Activities in Force & Irreversible, Chamber of Commerce Meeting was to Discuss “Mechanism of implementation”
Bahraini Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism Zayed Al-Zayani ended any remaining hope for reaching a settlement with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry on the new fees imposed on the commercial registries.
MoIC Cancels Commercial Registries with Over 1-Year of Unjustified Inactivity
The Bahraini government stated that the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MoIC), on its behalf, is currently canceling all commercial registries that are not renewed, and have not practiced their activities for over 1 calendar year.
Prosecution Stops Ruyan Group's Electronic System
The Chief Prosecutor for the Ministries and Public Directorates, Mamdouh Al-Mawada, said the Public Prosecution ordered to stop the electronic system of Ruyan Commercial group, after the Consumer Protection Directorate noted that some of the group's shops are selling number of products in a different price than the real one.
Industry and Commerce Ministry Faces Lawsuit for Closing Shopping Centers
The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism closed one of “Al-Jazeera” Supermarket branches in the town of Janabiyah, under a 15-day administrative shutdown. The Ministry referred its managers to the Public Prosecution, one day after closing five branches of the Ruyan Commercial Centre.