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HM King: Bahrain will remain oasis of peace
Manama, May 28 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa received at Al-Sakhir Palace – in the presence of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier – Council of Representatives Speaker, Shura Council Chairman, ministers, Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) Acting President, National Audit Office (NAO) Chief, Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) Chairman, governors and municipal councils chairmen.
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Information Ministry confiscates flawed books
Manama, May 28 (BNA): The Ministry of Information Affairs announced the confiscation of a number of flawed books which contained wrong facts about the genealogy of Arab tribes.
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HRH Premier thanked by FIFA president
Manama, May 28 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has received a cable of thanks from the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) President, Gianni Infantino, marking the conclusion of the 67th FIFA Congress hosted recently by the Kingdom of Bahrain.
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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 the President of the International Peace Institute (IPI), Terje Roed-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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