7th APRIL 2015 - Vol.XXXVIII No.018

Oil production in focus

MANAMA: Oil production issues is in the spotlight at a key meeting.

Bapco is hosting the 36th meeting of GCC national oil companies production and maintenance teams.

The three-day meeting started yesterday at the Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence and Spa under the patronage of Bapco general manager for human resources and administration Ghassan Al Muhanna, who is also in charge of exploration and petroleum engineering.

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Bahrain backing projects with green technologies

MANAMA: Bahrain is to step up its support for construction projects that promote green technologies, a senior minister said yesterday.

Capital markets to be reviewed at seminar

MANAMA: A key seminar on capital markets is being held tomorrow at the Bahrain Bourse.

Damiani honoured

MANAMA: International jeweller Damiani Group vice-president Silvia Damiani has been named "2015 Entrepreneur of the Year" by the Femmes Chefs d'Entreprises Mondiales (FCEM).

Treasury bills a big hit

MANAMA: The latest weekly issue of government treasury bills floated to raise BD70 million has received subscription to the tune of 110 per cent, the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announced yesterday.

Dairy group upbeat as profit rises

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia's Almarai, the Gulf's largest dairy firm, said yesterday it expected to continue its profit growth in coming quarters after reporting a 12 per cent rise in first-quarter net profit on higher sales.

BBK plays key role in stake sale

MANAMA: BBK has announced it executed a large trade on the Bahrain Bourse on behalf of a client through its division - BBK Brokerage Services.

Aluminium challenges in spotlight

MANAMA: A strategic offsite meeting titled "Preparing for Change Management" was organised by Alba for all executive management at Alba Club.

Islamic finance 'is facing challenges'

DUBAI: The Islamic finance system faces several key challenges if it is to unlock its huge potential and develop safely, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said yesterday.

SMEs' issues probed

MANAMA: Industry and Commerce Minister Zayed Al Zayani confirmed government interest and keenness to develop the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) sector and overcome all obstacles facing them.

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