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  • 02-August-2017
    by
    Mohammed Al Thawadi
    Following the warning and shutting down of a large number of coffee shops and restaurants by the Ministry of Health in the past two months, the head of the restaurants and coffee shops committee of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) Mr. Ahmed Al Saloom called the affected to contact the committee to mull resolving their problems within the legal framework. While commending the ministry on its efforts to sustain the highest of standards and eliminate malpractices, Mr. Al Saloom stressed that the decision to shut down restaurants and coffee shops should be as a consequence to...
  • 31-July-2017
    by
    Mohammed Al Thawadi
    The Salon Owners’ Committee of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) headed by Ms. Khawla Bu Hiji is organizing a consultative meeting jointly with the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism on Wednesday 2nd August 2017 at 10:30 a.m. in Al Majlis Hall on the ground floor of Bait Al Tijjar. This meeting is one in a series of meetings held in the presence of relevant government bodies to openly discuss the obstacles curbing the sector and mull solutions. In this regard, committee head Ms. Khawla Bu Hiji said “This meeting will center on a number of specific issues including...
  • 26-July-2017
    by
    Mohammed Al Thawadi
    The transport and logistics sector committee of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has recently convened a regular meeting at Bait Al Tijjar headed by committee chief and bureau member Mr. Abdulhakeem Al Shemeri. The meeting commended the Customs Affairs of the Ministry of Interior headed by Shaikh Ahmed bin Hamad Al Khalifa on the array of new and updated electronic services offered to the users. The meeting also deliberated about means of streamlining the logistics sector and called to upgrade services in Khalifa bin Salman Port by offering transport within the Port and...
  • 26-July-2017
    by
    Mohammed Al Thawadi
    The constructions sector committee of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has recently held its regular meeting at Bait Al Tijjar presided over by treasurer Mr. Isa Abdulraheem Alrefaei. The committee previewed its performance for the past period and the tasks it has succeeded to accomplish key among which was lowering the threshold of the Bahrainisation quota for the sector and having a contractor prequalification scheme approved by the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs, and Urban Planning and the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Tourism. The meeting also...
  • 25-July-2017
    by
    Mohammed Al Thawadi
    The banking and insurance sector committee of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has recently held its regular meeting at Bait Al Tijjar presided over by board member Mr. Adel Al A’ali. The meeting hailed the fruitful cooperation between the committee and Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB), deliberated about the committee’s program for the remainder of the current board term, and stressed on the importance of exchanging experiences with neighbouring countries.
  • 23-July-2017
    by
    Mohammed Al Thawadi
    The Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) is holding an induction seminar on World Food India 2017 on Monday 24th July 2017 at 11 a.m. in Al Majlis Hall of Bait Al Tijjar. The seminar is organized by the food and agriculture committee of the chamber headed by board member Mr. Khalid Al Amin in cooperation with the Indian embassy to Bahrain, the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), and the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Tourism. In this regard, Mr. Al Amin extended an invitation to business owners from the food and agriculture sector and urged them to attend the meeting...
  • 23-July-2017
    by
    Mohammed Al Thawadi
    The coffee shops and restaurants committee of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has recently held its regular meeting at Bait AL Tijjar presided over by Mr. Ahmed Al Saloom. The meeting discussed working closely with the Ministry of Health to resolve issues regarding non-compliant coffee shops and restaurants and revamp the sector. The meeting also discussed promoting local restaurants and coffee shops via electronic applications, the proposal to designate an area for restaurants and coffee shops as part of Manama Souq development project, and endorsed holding a...
  • 19-July-2017
    by
    Mohammed Al Thawadi
    The Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) held at its premises yesterday an induction seminar on Sharjah Economic Excellence Award (ShjSEEN). The seminar, attended by BCCI members, shared details on the award and encouraged Bahraini business owners to take part. Representatives of Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry delivered a presentation containing key details on the purpose of the award, its categories, terms and conditions, and benefits to the winners. They also encouraged businesses with above 49 employees to register for the award before the registration deadline in...
  • 19-July-2017
    by
    Mohammed Al Thawadi
    The coffee shops and restaurants committee of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) headed by Mr. Ahmed Al Saloom has recently held a joint meeting with the Southern Governorate Municipal Council headed by Mr. Ahmed Al Ansari at the chamber’s headquarters in Sanabis. The meeting discussed clamping unauthorized coffee shops and mitigating malpractices, it also hailed the cooperation between BCCI and the Southern Municipal Council and discussed revitalizing the sector.
  • 17-July-2017
    by
    Mohammed Al Thawadi
    The real estate sector committee of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has recently held its regular meeting at Bait Al Tijjar presided over by Dr. Hasan Kamal. The committee underlined the implications of the Infrastructure Cost Collection Law pertaining to levies on infrastructure establishment and development in construction areas, and called to have its implementation halted for further review and amendment. The committee also discussed updates with regard to holding a real estate conference toward the end of 2017 and reviewed its plan for the remainder of the year.

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