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Royal University for Women host 9th graduation ceremony
Manama, May 25 (BNA): The Royal University for Women (RUW) today hosted its 9th graduation ceremony at the Gulf Hotel Conference Centre.
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Bahrain-China relations discussed
Manama, May 25 (BNA): HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC), received in his office the Chinese Ambassador to Bahrain Qi Zhenhong.
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Moon-sighting panel to meet again on Friday evening
Manama, May 25 (BNA): The moon-sighting committee will meet tomorrow evening (May 26) at the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (SCIA) headquarters to gather testimonies confirming the birth of Ramadan crescent.
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Labour Minister meets Thai envoy
Manama, May 25 (BNA): Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan today received Thai Ambassador to Bahrain Chayapan Bamrungphong and discussed bilateral relations.
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Gulf Air new-look board holds first meeting
Manama, May 25 (BNA): Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, today held its first Board of Directors meeting following the appointment of its new members and under the Chairmanship of Zayed bin Rashid Alzayani- Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism – focusing on a broad spectrum of internal business matters.
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EDB signs three agreements to promote economic ties with China
Manama, May 25 (BNA): Three deals were signed between Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) and the China Hi-Tech Transfer Centre; Shenzhen Belt and Road Economy and Technology Cooperation Association; and Shenzhen Cross-Border E-Commerce Association, on the sidelines of a high-level Chinese business delegation’s visit to Bahrain. The deals aim to promote stronger economic ties between the two countries.
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Shaikh Nasser wins BOC Presidency
Manama, May 25 (BNA): Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa has won the presidency of the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) for a new term until 2020, the committee announced today. Shaikh Nasser, who is also Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, and Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Chairman, was declared winner of the presidential election with no other possible candidates presenting their votes for a presidency post by the end of the deadlines.
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Envoy: Bahraini-Saudi security integral
Manama, May 25 (BNA): Saudi Ambassador to Bahrain, Abdulla bin Abdul-Malik AL-Sheikh, has asserted that the security of Bahrain is an integral part of that of Saudi Arabia, in particular, and that of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, in general.
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HRH Premier congratulates grandson on graduation
Manama, May 25 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa today received, in the presence of Deputy Premier, HH Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, his grandson, HH Shaikh Khalid bin Ali bin Khalif Al Khalifa, following his graduation with honours within the 26th batch of the Ibn Khuldoon National School.
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Court hands down jail sentences to terror suspects
Manama, May 25 (BNA): Chief Prosecutor at the Terror Crimes Prosecution, Isa Al-Ruwaie, said that the fourth High Criminal Court today jailed five for life, three to 10 years, five to three years and three to two years. The court also revoked the citizenship of eight suspects and confiscated seized items.
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