Cars could soon be banned from the Manama Souq one day a week under new plans to make the Bahrain’s historic trading heartland a vehicle-free zone, a report said.
The idea has been put forward by a committee set up to repres
A multi-million dinar plan that includes landscaping and pedestrianising the Manama Souq as well as introducing entertainment facilities, traditional coffee shops and arts and craft stores is now being revived, said a top official.
Several senior officials from the Tourism Sector and Ministry of Works recently toured Bab Al Bahrain and the traditional cafes at Manama Souq and inspected the ongoing Manama Souq development project work.
It is one of the Ministry of Cul
Bahrain will expedite the second part of the BD5 million ($13.26 million) Manama souq renovation work, said a senior government official.
The move follows the successful completion of the first part of the revamp of the suq, said Bahrain C