Gulf Daily News Sunday, 1st February 2015 Email: [email protected] 13 n Parliament chairman Ahmed Al Mulla met Gulf Air information technology (IT) director Dr Jassim Haji. He n Energy Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza yesterday met Bahrain University president Dr Ebrahim Janahi. College of Engineering dean stressed the importance of national cadres’ contributions in Dr Fuad Al Ansari, renewable energy for sustainable development seminar organising committee chairman Dr Nader Mohammed the field of IT and honing employees’ skills to achieve highest Saleh Al Bastaki and university’s studies centre director Dr Mohammed Ahmed Abdulla were also present. levels of productivity and progress in Bahraini institutions. n Thugs hurled stones at Ibn Al Nafees Primary School for n A graduation ceremony was hosted for a number of Coastguard courses yesterday under the patronage of Public Security Boys, smashing windows. The Education Ministry has so far chief Major General Tariq Al Hassan. The courses included boat captain course, diving, maritime science and maritime security reported 400 attacks on schools. offered by the Maritime Training Section at the Coastguard. n Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry chairman Khalid Almoayed received the customs affairs president and discussed efforts to overcome obstacles confronting businessmen, particularly shipping and cargo firms. They discussed ways to streamline export-import procedures. BCCI first and second deputy chairmen Othman Al Rayes and Jawad Al Hawaj also attended the meeting at Beit Al Tijjar. Condolence cables sent to Sisi HIS Majesty King Hamad yesterday sent a cable of condolences to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi following a terror attack that targeted North Sinai governorate, leaving many dead or wounded. He extended condolences to Sisi, the victims’ families and the Egyptian people. His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, sent similar cables of condolences. n Prime Minister thanked THE Premier yesterday received a cable of thanks and appreciation from MP Jalal Kadhim Al Mahfoudh. He paid tribute to the Premier for his directives to ministers to fulfil the demands of Northern Governorate citizens following a meeting with him. n Bahrain to host global forum BAHRAIN is set to host the third edition of the International Self Development Conference from February 10 to 12. Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa will patronise the three-day event, to be held at Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry under the theme “The Road to Peace”. n Egyptian envoy received SOCIAL Development Minister Faeqa Al Saleh yesterday received Egyptian Ambassador Essam Saleh Awad, and discussed ways to reinforce bilateral co-operation and exchange expertise in social development. n National exercise reviewed PUBLIC Security chief Major General Tariq Al Hassan reviewed the implementation of National Disaster Management Committee’s recommendations at a meeting yesterday. The Civil Defence general director briefed the panel on the advantages and challenges of the national exercise held in Al Dur on January 11. n Customs holds exhibition AN exhibition to mark International Customs Day was held at City Centre Bahrain under the patronage of Customs president Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa. It highlighted Customs’ achievements and programmes. n Workshop on open data CENTRAL Informatics Organisation will hold a seminar on open data today in co-operation with e-Government Authority. Richard Kirby from the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs will deliver the lecture. Government officials concerned with data and information will attend. n Training for orphans CHILDREN from an orphanage affiliated to the Royal Charity Organisation took part in a training camp on emergency evacuation and first aid. RCO’s health and safety committee organised the camp, which was patronised by secretary general Dr Mustafa Al Sayed. n Crash victims recovering TWO Bahrainis, who were injured in a fatal accident last week, are still at Al Jahra Hospital in Kuwait being treated for fractures. Assistant under-secretary for hospital affairs Dr Waleed Al Manea last night said they are likely to be discharged in the next four days and arrangements will be made for their return.
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