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Trafficker caught with drugs worth BD236,000
Manama, Jan. 21 (BNA): General Director of Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science today announced the arrest of an Asian with 288 capsules (weighting around 2KG) of heroin and 19 capsules of Shabu, both worth around BD236000.
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Academic dissertations presented
Manama, Jan. 21 (BNA): Cabinet Affairs Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al-Mutawa today received journalist Eman Marhoon who presented a copy of her Master’s dissertation in business management from the University of Bahrain.
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Nominations open for Insurance Award
Manama, Jan. 21 (BNA): The 13th Annual Middle East Insurance Forum (MEIF 2017) announced a call for nominations for the MEIF 2017 Awards. Held under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain, for more than a decade MEIF has been the region’s foremost gathering of insurance industry leaders and platform for promoting industry exchange and advancement. MEIF 2017 is taking place this year on February 21 with more than 400 global and regional insurance and Takaful leaders and experts expected.
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Ras Sanad eco-tourism project discussed
Manama, Jan. 21 (BNA): Initial proposals to transform Ras Sanad into an attractive eco-tourism destination in Tubli Bay has come under scrutiny.
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Improving employees' competence, performance stressed
Manama, Jan. 21 (BNA): President of the Civil Service Bureau (CSB), Board Chairman of Bahrain Institute of Public Administration (BIPA), Ahmed bin Zayed Al-Zaid, pointed out the government's endeavor to enable government's employees to be efficiently capable of implementing its goals and strategies.
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Awareness campaigns on traffic safety praised
Manama, Jan. 21 (BNA): In the Thursday’s episode of Al Amn radio show, the participants attributed the reduction in traffic accidents to the awareness campaigns that promoted traffic safety.
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Housing projects in Muharraq reviewed
Manama, Jan. 21 (BNA): Housing Minister Eng. Bassem bin Yacoub Al-Hamar has received MP Jamal Bu-Hussan and reviewed the housing dossier and initiatives addressing citizens' housing needs.
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BCCI launches electric money transfer, payments system
Manama, Jan. 21 (BNA): A workshop on the new "Electronic money transfer system" was held by the Media Centre at the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) in cooperation with the Customs Affairs.
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Motorcyclists' safety campaign continues
Manama, Jan. 21 (BNA): Traffic Culture Director today highlighted that the Safety of Motorcyclists Campaign titled (Ridesafe) will continue holding awareness activities as planned until the end of February 2017.
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BNA organises training session
Manama, Jan. 21 (BNA): Bahrain News Agency (BNA) has launched its first training session for this year as part of a programme organised by BNA centre to develop media skills. The session was held at BNA Training Centre under the theme “Media Campaigns”. Media Researcher and Head of the General Directorate of Traffic’s Media Department Abdulrahman Bu Hijji lectured in it.
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