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BCCI to endorse a new item to its penalties list
Manam, April 17 (BNA) -- Ebrahim Ahmed Al Lengawi, CEO of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), yesterday endorsed a new item to be added to the penalties list for BCCI employees, in order to strengthen the country's unity.
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Shaikh Ahmed takes part at the G20 Finance Minister and Central Bank Governors meeting
Washington, April 17 (BNA) -- Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, the Minister of Finance and Chairman of the Development Committee, attended the meeting of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors which was held in Washington DC along with the Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
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EDB Pledges to Boost Business Environment and Execute Initiatives with the Government
Manama - Apr 13 (BNA) --The Economic Development Board is committed to support the business environment and companies operating in Bahrain, as well as working closely with other Government organisations to support them in executing projects and initiatives as per the National Economic Strategy 2011-2014, said Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa, Chief Executive of the Economic Development Board (EDB).
2011/04/13 More
Dr. Fakhro Receives UNIDO's Hashem Hussain
Manama, April 13. (BNA) -- Industry and Commerce Minister Dr. Hassan Fakhro received yesterday morning Head of the Investment Office at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Dr. Hashem Hussain, who briefed him on the latest developments concerning the development of the Arab Centre for development of entrepreneurs and investment in Bahrain to be global centre providing Arab and global services.
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Results of HM King Hamad's Visit to Germany Reviewed
Manama, April 13. (BNA) -- Industry and Commerce Minister Dr. Hassan Abdulla Fakhro has praised the fruitful results of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s visit to Germany, on the sidelines of which some economic activities were organized and bilateral meetings held. During the 7th meeting of the Follow up Committee held yesterday at the Ministry, the progress of Bahrain-German joint investment projects were reviewed.
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Banks has no plan of quitting the Kingdom
Manama, April 13 (BNA) -- Bahrain's standing as a top financial hub has been given the seal of approval by global and national banking chiefs. Representatives of major banks, who met at the Gulf Hotel yesterday, said they had no plans of quitting the country since Bahrain was where they belonged and where they would do business.
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Bahrain Bourse Daily Trading Performance
Manama, April 1 2. (BNA) -- Bahrain All Share Index has closed at 1,409.35 points marking a decrease of 9.80 points below the previous closing. This decrease was due to the fall in the Commercial Banks Sector.
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Massive industrial city on the way
Manama, April 12 (BNA) -- A multi-billion dinar economic and industrial city is being planned for Bahrain, it was announced yesterday. The go-ahead for the project, which will employ thousands of Bahrainis, has been given and a feasibility study will begin soon, said Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Hassan Fakhro at Bahraini daily '' Gulf Dailly News''. "A reputed international company will begin the feasibility study on the project, which is in line with His Majesty King Hamad's vision," he said.
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Ibda'a Bank Unit Opened at SCW Headquarters.
Manama-April11(BNA) A special unit affiliated with the Ibda’a (Creativity) Bank has been launched today at the headquarters of the Supreme Council for Women. The initiative aims at promoting the financial scheme of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, wife of His Majesty and SCW chairperson, to boost women’s trade activities. With a funding ceiling of BD 2 million, the Tamkeen-sponsored scheme is being managed by the Ibda’a Bank. It aims to help women achieve their ambitions, by launching home-based projects and upgrading their existing schemes through Sharia-compliant micro-credits. The project was launched in a press conference held today at the SCW headquarters.
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Dr. Fakhro Meets MTQ Chairman
Manama, April 11. (BNA) -- Industry and Commerce Minister Dr. Hassan Fakhro met here yesterday morning Executive Chairman of MTQ Corporation Limited Mr. K.K. Kuah. During the meeting, Dr. Fakhro welcomed all regional and global business and investment aimed to establish large scale projects in the kingdom, improve the economy and strengthen the role of Bahrain as an attractive center for trade and global services.
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