BAHRAIN NEWS AND BUSINESS UPDATES

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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 […]

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.

Bahrain’s New International Airport Open Q3 2019

A soft opening of the new airport is expected in September of 2019, demolishing the old airport once the new one is 80% complete.  To read more click here.

New Real Estate Regulatory Body to Launch

Today Bahrain launches the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA), which is the body governing the real estate sector and is responsible for providing licenses to all real estate professionals and projects.  To read more click here. Or for more information on RERA log on to www.rera.gov.bh.

Light Rail System for Bahrain 2024

A 109km rail system will be implemented in five phases operational by 2024 providing access to the public to the airport, the Diplomatic Area, the north, the city centre and more.  To read more click here.

Bahrain Sets Renewable Energy Target of 10%

Bahrain has set a target of 10% of total energy consumption to be met through renewables by 2035 with 5% to be met by 2025.   The Government has approved plans for the building of a solar energy power station which is set to be operational by the end of 2019.  To read more click here. […]