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Preparations for Voluntary Work Award’s 8th edition begin
Manama, June 23 (BNA): Preparations for the eighth edition of the HH Shaikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa’s Award for Voluntary Work, to be organised by the Good Word Society in conjunction with the Arab Voluntary Work Day 2018 in September, have already started.
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Bahrain condemns bombing at Ethiopian PM’s rally
Manama, June 23 (BNA): Bahrain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs “strongly condemns the bombing which targeted a gathering of supporters of the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, which resulted in the injury of a number of innocent people.”
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King, Premier, Crown Prince congratulated on MMA team medals
Manama, June 23 (BNA): First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS) and the Honorary President of the Bahrain Mixed Martial Arts Federation (BMMAF), HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, has extended sincere congratulations to HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, and to the Personal Representative of HM the King, SCYS Chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee President, HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, on Bahrain’s MMA team’s recent achievements.
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World Heritage Committee meeting to convene tomorrow
Manama, June 23 (BNA): The 42nd meeting of the World Heritage Committee will convene tomorrow under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. Bahrain National Museum will host the opening ceremony of the session which will be presided by Bahrain. General Director of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Audrey Azoulay will attend the celebration alongside diplomatic and media personalities, specialists and representatives of many countries from around the world.
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Bahrain press review
Manama, June 23 (BNA): Bahrain dailies issued today focused in their principal headlines on the main local, Arab and international events which happened over the past 24 hours. The following is a round-up of the main topics:
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Bahrain weather forecast
Manama, June 23 (BNA): The Meteorological Directorate at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications forecast an occasionally dusty weather but hot with rising sand in some areas during the day.
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HH Shaikh Nasser triumphs in Ripon Racecourse
London, June 22 (BNA): HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Olympic Committee, was crowned winner of Ripon Racecourse in London, which is one of the most prestigious horse races in the world thanks to its rich history and the excitement it witnesses owing to the participation of many world champions.
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Museum’s new-look Burial Mounds Hall to re-open on Tuesday
Manama, June 22 (BNA): The “Dilmun Burial Mounds” Hall at the Bahrain National Museum will re-open on Tuesday following the completion of five-year renovation works.
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HRH Crown Prince receives USCENTCOM Commander
Manama, June 22 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, today met with the Commander of the United States Central Command (USCENTCOM), General Joseph L. Votel, at Riffa Palace.
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Backing initiatives for autistic patients stressed
Manama, June 22 (BNA): Labour and Social Development Minister Jamil bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan received Northern Governor Ali bin Al Shaikh Abdul Hussain Al Asfoor and President of Bahrain Autism Society Zakariya Sayed Hashim. They reviewed a proposal to organise a summer camp for autistic people in July as part of the summer youth camp that is organised by the Northern Governorate every year. The programme aims to develop the intellectual and physical skills of autistic people and boost their capability to integrate the community apart from direct guidance through playing and learning.
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