Bahrain welcomes Saudi Arabia-Russian Federation talks on oil industry

The Bahrain Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Bahrain welcomes the recent talks between Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation officials who met privately to discuss the oil industry during the recent Group of 20 (G20) meeting. Bahrain is pleased with the outcome of the consultations and commits itself to the agreement that will act as a strategic step in creating a balance in oil markets. Read More »

 Aluminum Bahrain recognized with certificate of excellence

Aluminum Bahrain BSC (Alba) recently earned a Certificate of Excellence from R&D Carbon - Switzerland for achieving 10 years of outstanding performance in carbon sampling and analysis. “We are proud that our processes and facilities adhere, if not exceed, the highest international standards and best practices in the industry,” Alba Chief Marketing Officer Khalid Latif said. Read More »

Ibdar Bank welcomes new board members

Ibdar Bank recently named a new board of directors that will serve the Islamic investment and financial institution for the next three years. The board will be lead by Chairman Tareq Sadeq, who is the managing director of Keystone Consulting and is also a board member of Ahli United Bank Kuwait. Former Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait CEO, and current Nassej Co. Vice Chairman Abdulkarim Ahmed Bucheery has been named Ibdar Bank's vice chairman. Read More »

VIVA Bahrain, CSG to create enterprise communications app

VIVA Bahrain is teaming up with CSG to develop a secure communication platform for businesses. "By partnering with CSG we are able to introduce, for our enterprise customers, a communications app that allows them to address the risks associated with widespread and increased use of consumer messaging apps," VIVA Bahrain Chief Wholesale and Enterprise Officer Saad Odeh said. Read More »

Impact Estate, Impact Interiors displays dazzle at Bahrain exhibition

Bahrain's Impact Estate and Impact Interiors displayed a rich selection of furniture and accessories complementing the firms’ distinctive architecture at the 2016 Gulf Property Show at Bahrain’s International Exhibition and Convention Center. "We are excited to offer new projects in the best district of Bahrain to our clients,” Impact Estate General Manager Oksana A.K. said. Read More »

Survey finds Qataris spend more on luxury than rest of region

 A recent study by American Express Middle East involving five Gulf Cooperation Council countries found that residents of Qatar spend approximately $4,000 a month, or about 12 percent of their average household income, on luxury items.The findings indicate Qataris spend more money on luxury goods than the rest of the region. The survey was conducted by Gfk.  Read More »