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The Ministry of Tourism in Saudi Arabia will now allow GCC nationals to apply for eVisas (electronic tourist visa) to enter the Kingdom using the official website ‘Visit Saudi’. In addition, residents of the UK, US and EU are now able to apply for a visa on arrival. The eVisa is already available to citizens […]
The meeting, which is usually hosted in the UAE, will be hosted in Bahrain alongside the Bahrain International Air show on 8 November this year. Formed in 2019 by the UAE Space Agency, the group’s purpose is to the share information and advice amongst its members including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Jordan, Algeria, Tunisia, […]
FrankCovey Education Middle East has launched its headquarters in Bahrain to oversee their offices in the region. The company provides some of the world’s most prominent educational leadership programs which are in place in over 5,000 schools and 80 countries. Bahrain has a growing demand for training and higher education so the launch has come […]
In the new Expat Essentials Index published by InterNations under its Expat Insider 2022 survey, Bahrain scores well under different categories. Conducting normal transactions, dealing with administrative issues and getting connected ranked highly. Other measurements include finding accommodation, local friendliness, environmental concerns and quality of life. Bahrain ranked 15th out of 52 destinations overall in […]
Local and international bidders are invited for a 20 year contract to build, own, operate and maintain grid-tied solar photovoltaic (PV) power panels in several locations in Sakhir, Bahrain. To qualify, bidders need to be engaged in solar PV energy including PV car park projects. The locations include the Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain International Exhibition […]
The Bahraini Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA) announced on Friday, the 15th of July that all GCC nationals will now be allowed into Bahrain with their ID cards or passports, without pre-arrangements. To read more click here