Appointment of Mr. Hatim Q. Zu’bi as Private Notary

To accommodate Bahrain’s economic growth and the rise of international foreign investment, and aimed to make the notarization process easier and more time and cost efficient for individuals and businesses, the Bahrain government recently launched an initiative whereby selected individuals have been appointed to serve as Private Notaries.

Mr. Hatim Q. Zu’bi, Partner at PRIME Instant Offices & Business Centre and at Zu’bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants, has been granted such authorization to provide Private Notarial services (English Language) by the Bahrain Ministry of Justice & Islamic Affairs pursuant to Ministerial Order (23) of 2018 with Respect to the Appointment of Private Notaries.  A full list of the documents we are able to notarize in the English Language, pursuant to Ministerial Order (78) of 2017, is as follows;

  1. Affadavit.
  2. Agreement Limited Partnership Investment.
  3. Formation Statement of Limited Partnership Investment.
  4. Formation Statement of Protected Cell Company.
  5. Memorandum of Association for Special Purpose Company.
  6. Trust Instrument.

The Ministerial Order can be found here.

SSH wins Hasabi Waterfront Development

Kuwaiti firm, SSH, has been awarded the design and construction project of the exclusive development located in Durrat al Bahrain.  The project will consist of both residential and commercial aspects including a number of waterfront villas (with private jetty’s), residential and commercial buildings, restaurants, and beach facilities.  To read more click here.

US$66m Hilton to open in Bahrain in 2020

The Hilton brand is entering the Bahrain market for the first time with the new Hilton Bay Hotel & Residences.  It will be connected to The Avenues retail development and the 210 room hotel will give guests access to the mall and a 1.5km stretch of the c0rniche.  Once completed the resort will feature 150 apartments, 60 studio suites, four stand-alone dining outlets, a swimming pool, and spa and fitness facilities.  To read more click here.

Bahrain Aims for a Mix of Renewable Energy Sources

Bahrain has issued a Request for Concept to selected developers for the construction of  an IPP Solar Power  project at a large landfill site.  The aim is to generate 5% of Bahrain’s required energy (255MW) via renewable sources by 2025, reaching 700MW by 2030.  Proposals are due by April 11.  To read more abou the tender click here.

Bahrain Hosts 13th Middle Eastern GEO Conference 2018

Bahrain hosts the 13th Middle Eastern conference and exhibition of the Geological Sciences from March 5-8 this year.   More than 3,500 global energy leaders, across more than 100 companies and 19 countries, featuring around 420 speakers.   Held under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister.  To read more click here.

Bahrain Joins Fight Against Marine Litter

Bahrain has become the 41st country to join the UN’s CleanSeas Campaign which pledges to keep oceans healthy and litter-free.  Bahrain will proceed with a number of events in support of the campaign ranging from beach clean ups to organised campaigns to educate about single use plastics and much more.  To read more click here.