Bahrain

November 8, 2000

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A recent study jointly conducted by the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal honored the Gulf State of Bahrain as the leader in economic freedom among 18 Middle East and North African count

November 7, 2000

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The Bahraini government has approved a deficit of 314 million dinars ($826 million) in its two-year budget for 2001 and 2002. The Gulf island state\'s budget deficit in 1999 was estimated at $400 mill

November 6, 2000

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The Emir of Bahrain will boycott the summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference which opens Sunday in Qatar because of a simmering territori

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The Kuwait Petroleum Company (KPC) had sold its shares in the Bahrain-based Gulf Industrial Investment Company (GIIC), to the Gulf Investment Company (GIC) and Brazil’s Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVR

November 5, 2000

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The Bahraini PM has recently urged the relevant ministries to begin executing a new seaport project, the total costs of which are estimated at 80 million Bahraini dinars (BD).

November 3, 2000

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 3 - Oct 6, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Bahrain International Exhibition Center, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> Showcase of technological and intellectual advancements in human recourse dev

October 31, 2000

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The Islamic banking sector is likely to grow in tandem with economies of the Islamic world, predicted Abdullah Saif, Bahrain's minister of finance and the national economy, at the opening of the 2000

October 30, 2000

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Members of the Islamic banking community gathered in Bahrain on October 28 and 29, for the 2000 World Islamic Banking Conference, which was held at the Bahrain Conference in Manama.

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Two new trade and export programs were unveiled recently at a business development workshop held in Manama, reported the <I>Gulf News Daily </I>.

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 28 - Oct 30, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Bahrain Conference Center, Manama, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> "Global Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century", under the Patronage of

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 28 - Oct 30, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Bahrain Conference Center, Manama, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> "Global Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century", under the Patronage of

October 29, 2000

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Ahli United Bank announced Saturday post-tax profits of $35.2 million for the first nine months of its inaugural year after the merger of Bahrain's Al-Ahli Commercial Bank and the London-based United

October 28, 2000

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Ahli United Bank announced Saturday post-tax profits of 35.2 million dollars for the first nine months of its inaugural year after the merger of Bahra

October 26, 2000

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The government of Bahrain's economic reform program got high marks last week from Klaus Schwab, the founder and president of the World Economic Forum (WEF), who made special note of an initiative to c

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 26 - Nov 3, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Bahrain International Exhibition Center, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination by:</b> Arabian Exhibition Management <b>Contact:</b> <b