Tag: Bahrain

    Bahrain participates in CMEC discussion on Middle East challenges, opportunities
    19 Oct 2021

    Bahrain’s Ambassador to the UK Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa participated in a conference organized by the Conservative Party Council for Middle East Affairs (CMEC), BNA reports. The “Global Britain and the Middle East: Challenges and Opportunities” conference was held on the sidelines of the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. The conference, moderated by […]

    SULB inaugurates $20 million wharves at Salman Industrial City
    18 Oct 2021

    SULB, a steel producer serving international markets, announced the successful inauguration of the newly constructed Wharf, BNA reports. The new private port facility, located at Salman Industrial City in Hidd, is set to significantly enhance the company’s supply chain and deliver strong environmental and economic benefits for Bahrain and its customers. High level dignitaries, SULB’s […]

    Bahrain Special Envoy for Climate Affairs hails BIA’s milestone in the quest for carbon neutrality
    17 Oct 2021

    The Special Envoy for Climate Affairs and CEO of the Supreme Council for Environment (SCE) Dr. Mohammed bin Mubarak Bin Daina praised Bahrain’s achievement in the field of reducing carbon emissions at airports, as Bahrain International Airport (BIA) was able to meet all requirements to upgrade to Level 3 ‘Optimization’, as stipulated by the Airports […]

    Gulf waters already changing ‘dramatically’ due to global warming, research finds

    The warm waters of the Middle East are already changing dramatically due to global warming, with sea levels and temperatures rising and marine biodiversity affected. Fish stocks are declining, and critical habitats such as coral reefs, mangroves, salt marshes, and seagrasses are degrading across the region, three UK reports focusing on the Middle East have […]

    Arab Water Forum opened in Dubai with the participation of 22 countries

    Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, on September 21 inaugurated the 5th Arab Water Forum (AWF5) at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Dubai. There’s more than 600 delegates and participants from 22 Arab countries. Minister pledged their strong commitment to water security for peace and sustainable development in the Arab World. […]

    Bahrain attracts $40m in tourism project investments
    25 Sep 2021

    Bahrain’s tourism sector has attracted nearly $40 million worth of new investments in the kingdom’s tourism sector to date, which will help create more than 260 jobs over the next three years, according to a report by the Economic Development Board (EDB).  Bahrain’s EDB is seeking to capitalize on the growth of the country’s tourism […]

    Environment Day conference in Bahrain focused on eco-friendly consumption

    A conference-debate to celebrate the environment and raise awareness on current environmental issues will be organized by the French embassy in Bahrain on September 18. The “Eco-friendly consumption” conference will be followed by the screening of the latest film by director Yann Arthus Bertrand, “Legacy”, at the Alliance Française. “The objective of this conference is […]

    Natural wonders of Bahrain: a guide to the three islands
    18 Sep 2021

    With so many amazing things to do, incredible restaurants and bars to try, and historical attractions to see, we can understand why you’d be tempted to just stick to Bahrain on any visit to the Kingdom. But if you do, you’ll be missing out on some of the best family days out possible. Once you’ve […]

    Environmental awareness campaign helps green initiatives take root in Bahrain

    Lessons learned during a month-long environmental awareness campaign, organized by the Rotary Club of Salmaniya (RCS), will continue to encourage citizens and residents to tackle the plague of plastic pollution, GD Online reports. The event has already paid dividends by encouraging people to continue with concrete steps towards environmental sustainability by using reusable water bottles […]

    Renewable energy: how the Gulf is preparing for a future without petroleum
    05 Sep 2021

    From Abu Dhabi to Manama, engineers and scientists in the Gulf are pioneering energy development to prepare for a fast-approaching future without the petroleum industry, writes Austin Bodetti, The New Arab states. While the Gulf region today symbolizes the world economy’s dependence on fossil fuels, the region’s Arab monarchies may soon adopt a once-implausible mantle: […]