His Majesty King Hamad yesterday ordered the appointment of a non-resident ambassador to Cyprus – to explore new prospects of co-operation and develop cultural, tourism, economic and trade relations. This came as he held talks with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades in the presence of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.
Manama, Feb16(BNA) Supreme Defence Council (SDC) Secretary-General Lieutenant-General Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al-Khalifa today paid a visit to the Bahrain Centre for Strategic, International and Energy Studies and Energy – “Derasat” – and was received by Board of Trustees’ Chairman Major-General Khalid bin Ibrahim Al-Fadhala.
We are glad to report that koha has been implemented successfully at The Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (DERASAT) with collaborative efforts of Engineers at DERASAT and First Ray Consulting, Pune, an India based consulting firm. Here, LDAP and RFID have also been implemented and they work with koha. Mapping of library cardnumber and LDAP field was a blocker issue for some time.
Our region is considered one of the best in terms of solar irradiation and its annual frequency, which renders the GCC countries capable of producing large amounts of solar energy, as well as being a leader in the area.
During these times of uncertainty and faltering alliances, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has been left in a conundrum. The perceived diminishing role of the US in the region has raised a few eyebrows with the GCC contemplating new partnerships to help secure its own safety.
The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) organized a conference in the Kempinski Dead Sea Resort in Jordan entitled, Between Europe and the Gulf: Reconsidering Strategic Interest in the Middle East between the dates of December 15-17, 2013. The participant list included various reputable European and Middle Eastern research and academic institutions. The three-day event covered a wide variety of developments in the Middle East.
Advisor to His Majesty the King for Diplomatic Affairs and Board of Trustees Chairman of Bahrain Centre for Strategic and International Studies and Energy (DERASAT) Dr. Mohammed Abdul Ghaffar received today Managing Director for the Middle East and Southern Neighbourhood at the European External Action Service (EEAS) Hugues Mingarelli.