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Press Releases

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Press Releases

10-May-2018

Gateway Gulf concludes with focus on technology-led future growth

The final day of investment forum, Gateway Gulf, highlighted opportunities for foreign direct investment being driven by economic diversification across the GCC.

10-May-2018

Minister Of Oil Announces Launch Of $1 Billion Bahrain Energy Fund

Fund will be first in GCC to provide institutional investors with access to portfolio of energy projects

10-May-2018

Bahrain’s thriving real estate and tourism sectors showcased to international investors as major project announcements made at Gateway Gulf

Opportunities for private sector investment across Bahrain’s vibrant hospitality, retail and real estate sectors were showcased today at Gateway Gulf which is being held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Chairman of the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) to explore ways of unlocking the opportunities being created in the region. Major regional investment-ready projects worth US$18 billion, with projects in the planning phase driving up the value of the project pipeline to US$26 billion were announced throughout the day, with a particular focus on mixed-use developments and new tourism hubs across the southern part of the Kingdom.

10-May-2018

Bahrain announces 3D mapping project

Bahrain’s Survey and Land Registration Bureau today announced plans for a proof of concept for a new generation of advanced, live-updated,
high-resolution 3D maps of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

10-May-2018

Bahrain to use blockchain technology for vehicle registration

The General Directorate of Traffic (GDT) has today announced a new pipeline project to introduce a blockchain-based vehicle registry system in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

10-May-2018

iGA announces 40 government systems & services successfully migrated to the Cloud

10-May-2018

Bahrain Development Bank Launches $100m Venture Capital Fund of Funds to Support Middle East Startups

Al Waha Fund of Funds will invest in venture capital funds with presence in Bahrain

09-May-2018

Gateway Gulf launches GCC investment opportunities to global audience

Ministers from across the Government showcase agile ‘Team Bahrain’ approach to supporting private-sector driven growth in the Kingdom

09-May-2018

Electricity and Water Authority to Start Operating the Second Phase of Al Dur 2 in June 2020

09-May-2018

Minister of Electricity: The goal of achieving 250 megawatts of renewable energy in 2025 provides a wide scope for partnership with the private sector

09-May-2018

Kingdom’s first five-star retreat in southwest Bahrain announced by Al Sahel

Pristine beaches and a full range of entertainment, retail and conference facilities on offer

07-May-2018

Gateway Gulf to showcase investment opportunities worth $26 billion

New global forum, Gateway Gulf, will bring together a select group of 500 global investors and CEOs to unlock opportunities across the GCC

03-May-2018

Non-oil growth of 5% helps make Bahrain GCC’s fastest growing economy in 2017

Led by its non-oil sector, Bahrain has achieved strong economic momentum with forecasts suggesting this will continue into 2018 with a brighter outlook across the GCC

26-Apr-2018

EXCLUSIVE: Bahrain to showcase energy project fund at Gateway Gulf

Manama will present infrastructure investment opportunities across various sectors at forum in May

24-Apr-2018

Bahrain’s oil minister reveals plans for biggest oil find

At the start of April, Bahrain announced that it had made its largest oil discovery since 1932. The announcement of the Khalij al-Bahrain discovery marks the start of a new chapter for the oil industry in Bahrain, which was the first in the GCC to discover oil 86 years ago.

17-Apr-2018

Global investors to convene in Bahrain to unlock GCC opportunities

New global forum, Gateway Gulf, will bring together a select group of 500 global investors and CEOs, to be held in Manama, 8-10 May 2018