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Foreign minister receives IPI president
Manama, May 28 (BNA): Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, received in his office at the General Court of the ministry today, the President of the International Peace Institute (IPI), Terje R?d-Larsen.
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Premier: 'Promising future lies ahead for region'
Manama, May 28 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa said that the atmosphere in the region is satisfactory and indicates that a promising future lies ahead for the region regarding security and stability, especially following the successful historic summits, hosted recently by Saudi Arabia, and represented a key phase in the process of serious international action to consolidate security and stability and confront terrorism and extremism.
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Deputy Premier receives IPI Director
Manama, May 28 (BNA): Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa today received International Peace Institute (IPI)'s Director, Terje Roed-Larsen, and IPI Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, Najib Freiji.
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Tamkeen, BisB launch BD20m portfolio
Manama, May 28 (BNA): Under the program Tamweel+, launched by Tamkeen earlier this year, Tamkeen’s labour fund and Bahrain Islamic Bank inaugurated a BD 20 million portfolio to support medium and large enterprises.
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Bahrain non-oil sector growth 3.7% in 2016
Manama, May 28 (BNA): Growth of 3.7% in the non-oil sector helped to fuel overall economic growth of 3% in Bahrain in 2016, according to the latest figures published in the Economic Development Board’s Bahrain Economic Quarterly. This growth marks an acceleration over the 2.9% pace recorded in 2015 and came in spite of significant regional and global headwinds.
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CSB, TAG-Org discuss auditing, training cooperation
Manama, May 28 (BNA): President of the Civil Service Bureau (CSB), Ahmed bin Zayed Al Zayed, has received a delegation from Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization and discussed ways to develop cooperation in the field of auditing, quality of performance and training.
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Bahrain press headlines
Manama, May 228 (BNA): Below are some headlines from Bahrain's newspapers on local events: - HM King hosts Ramadan Iftar banquet, in the presence of HRH Premier. - HM King, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques exchange Ramadan greeting. - Leadership offers condolences over victims of Egypt's terrorist attack, reiterating rejection of terrorism.
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HM King hosts Ramadan Iftar banquet
Manama, May 27 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa hosted an Iftar banquet this evening at Al-Raoudha Palace, in the presence of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa, marking the advent of the holy month of Ramadan.
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King Fahd Causeway Authority holds board meeting
Khobar, May 27 (BNA): The King Fahd Causeway General Authority (KFCA) held its 78th board meeting and discussed the issues featuring on the agenda.
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HM the King holds call with Egyptian president
Manama, May 27 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa held a telephone call with the Egyptian President, Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, and offered warmest condolences over the victims of the terrorist armed attack that had targeted a bus carrying Coptic Christians in the Minya Province, and left scores dead or wounded.
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