Alshaya to open retail academies in Jeddah and Dammam

Alshaya to open retail academies in Jeddah and Dammam

DUBAI- Building on the proven success of its Retail Academy in Riyadh, Alshaya International Trading Co.(Alshaya) is pleased to announce the opening later this year of a new academy in Jeddah, together with plans for a third Academy in Dammam in 2015. The expansion plans will enhance Alshaya’s ability to introduce more young women to […]

MIA announces opening of Building Our Collection exhibition

MIA announces opening of Building Our Collection exhibition

DOHA– The Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) announced the opening of a two-part temporary exhibition that offers a rare opportunity for visitors to gain insight into the process of collecting and displaying art in a museum.  Building Our Collection will open tomorrow(April 30th) in MIA’s temporary exhibition galleries on the fourth floor. The exhibition explores […]

Bahrain-Sri Lanka Business Forum launched

Bahrain-Sri Lanka Business Forum launched

MANAMA- In the framework of the State visit of President of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa, Industry and Commerce Minister Dr. Hassan Fakhro, today(April 29th,2014)  inaugurated Bahrain-Sri Lanka Business Forum, in the presence of Finance Minister, Shaikh Mohammed Al Khalifa, Minister of Labour, Jameel Humaidan, Sri Lankan Ambassador to Bahrain, Anwar Rajakaruna, BCCI Second Deputy Chairman, […]

Nasser bin Hamad International Youth Creativity Award praised

MANAMA-  The President of General Organisation for Youth and Sport (GOYS) Hisham Mohammed Al Jowder affirmed that the launch of Nasser bin Hamad International Youth Creativity Award aims to motivate the youth to create and present their creative projects in the award’s various fields, adding that the award in its Gulf and international versions has […]

Saudi Arabia keen on supporting culture worldwide

RIYADH-  Saudi Arabia is keen on supporting culture and intellectuals, as well as building cultural bridges with countries and peoples around the globe for the sake of peace, security and stability, a senior Saudi official said on Tuesday(April 29th). Prince Meqren bin Abdulaziz, Heir to the Crown Prince, Second Deputy Premier and King Abdullah’s Special […]

GCC's Advisory Authority meets in Muscat

MUSCAT- Members of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) Advisory Authority met in Muscat on Tuesday(April 29th,2014) under chairmanship of Abdullah Bishara, of Kuwait. The Authority said in a statement the members discussed reports submitted by the committees as well as approving the minutes.The members also launched the Oman-based Authority’s official website which included information, press […]

Friends of Yemen Meeting kicks off in London

LONDON- The Friends of Yemen meeting kicked off Tuesday in the British capital London with the participation of 39 countries to rally international support to Yemen. The meeting inaugurated and co-chaired by British Foreign Secretary William Hague, Saudi Deputy Minister for Multinational Regional Affairs Prince Ambassador Turki bin Mohammed bin Saud Al Kabeer and Yemeni […]

Kuwaiti delegation discusses scholarships to Turkey during Friendship Committee tour

ANKARA- A group of Kuwaiti lawmakers visited the headquarters of the Council of Turks and Relative Communities Abroad (YTB) on Tuesday(April 29th,2014) as part of a Kuwaiti-Turkish Friendship Committee talks in Turkey. Talks between the head of the Kuwaiti delegation MP Faisal Al-Shaye and President of YTB Prof. Kudret Bulbul covered accepting Kuwaiti scholarship students […]