World Customs Organisation marks its 70th anniversary

The World Customs Organisation (WCO) has celebrated its 70th seventieth anniversary.   The celebration was attended by top officials who were received by His Shaikh Ahmed bin Hamad Al Khalifa, President of Customs, and WCO Chairperson and Dr Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary-General of the Organisation.   Shaikh Ahmed welcomed the officials and highlighted the importance of…


Bahrain weather forecast

The Meteorological Directorate forecasts normal summer weather   Wind: Mainly northwesterly, 7 to 12 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots at times during the day.   Sea waves: 1 to 2 feet inshore; 3 to 5 feet offshore.   Temperatures: Maximum 43 ºC; minimum 29 ºC   Humidity Maximum 75 %; minimum 15 %  …


NSSA to participate in international conference

The National Space Science Agency (NSSA) is set to take part in an international conference “Middle East and North Africa Space Capabilities and Security Challenges: Applications to Disaster Management”. The event will be held in cooperation with NATO on June 28 and 29 in Napoli, Italy, at an invitation by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF)….


BIPD to organise webinar on parliamentary diplomacy

The Bahrain Institute for Political Development (BIPD) will hold its popular webinar, entitled “National Leadership in Parliamentary Diplomacy”, on Sunday.   First Deputy Speaker of the Council of Representatives, Abdulnabi Salman, First Deputy Chairman of the Shura Council, Jamal Mohammed Fakhro, and Bahrain’s Permanent Representatives to the UN in Geneva, Ambassador Dr. Yousef Abdul Karim…