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National Skills Contest concludes
Manama, Mar. 30(BNA): The third edition of the National Skills Contest has concluded today. Education Minister Dr. Majid bin Ali Al-Nuaimi patronized the ceremony and honored the winners. A total of 220 students, employees and Bahraini job-seekers competed in 17 various skills during the five-day competition which opened last Sunday (March 26).
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BNA concludes development workshop
Manama, Mar. 30 (BNA): A workshop titled "Writing sound Arabic" concluded today with the participation of a number of staff from ministries, government and private bodies.
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Royal support for religious tolerance praised
Manama, Mar. 30 (BNA): Minister of Labour and Social Development, Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, today received Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia, Bishop Antonio Camillo, and discussed matters related to the construction of a cathedral in Bahrain.
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Three terror suspects handed down jail terms
Manama, Mar. 30 (BNA): Advocate-General and President of the Terror Crimes Prosecution, Ahmed Al-Hammadi, announced that the High Criminal Court handed down a 15-year jail term sentence, along with a BD 100,000-fine against a suspect, and ten-year prison sentences against two other defendants.
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Commander-in-chief visits BDF unit
Manama, Mar. 30 (BNA): Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa today paid a field visit to a BDF unit, and was informed about its readiness.
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Commander-in-chief visits BDF unit
Manama, Mar. 30 (BNA): Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa today paid a field visit to a BDF unit, and was informed about its readiness.
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Bahrain, Turkey see boom in tourism figures
Manama, Mar. 30 (BNA): Turkey's ambassador to Bahrain Hatun Demirer said that she was looking forward to more Bahrainis visiting Turkey and more Turkish citizens coming to Bahrain as tourism figures have indicated a steady increase in the numbers of visitors from and to both countries.
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Bahraini-Swiss relations lauded
Manama, Mar. 30 (BNA): Defence Affairs Minister, Lieutenant-General Yussef bin Ahmed Al-Jalahma, received here today the Swiss Consul-General to Bahrain, Humbert Vincent Buemi.
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Bahrain-France ties reviewed
Manama, Mar. 30 (BNA): The Advisor of HRH the Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, Abdullah bin Hassan Saif, has received the Ambassador of France to Bahrain, Bernard Regnauld-Fabre.
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No polluted meats found in local marketplace
Manama, Mar. 30 (BNA): Bahrain's marketplace does not contain any of the livestock and poultry meats tested and numerically-designated by the Brazilian government as non-conformant with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)'s applicable health standards and specifications, according to Mohammed Suleiman Al Haddaq, Head of the Food Control Department in the Ministry of Health.
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