Councillors have urged authorities to draw up legislation that would allow Bahrainis living abroad to vote in municipal council elections.
Members of the Northern Municipal Council yesterday voted in favour of the proposal, which
Saudi Arabia has signed contracts worth SR893.68 million ($238.2 million) for 15 municipal development projects in a number of provinces, said a report.
The projects are aimed at providing safe utilities to citizens and residents,
Bahrain's government is owed almost BD43 million ($112.7 million) in outstanding municipal fees dating back to 2010.
Authorities have now come up with a three-year plan to recoup the debts from members of t
Preparations for a major scheme to improve towns and villages across Bahrain could be brought forward by eight months, said a top official.
The Manama Municipal Council has backed calls for the Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Min
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah said on Sunday women in the kingdom will have the right to join the advisory Shura Council as full members and participate in future municipal elections.
'Because we refuse to marginalise women in
Bahrain will host the seventh GCC municipal conference in April next year under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prime minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman al Khalifa.
The conference, organised by general-secretariat of GCC Council,
An 'Airport Garden', also called Muharraq Garden, is being planned in Bahrain, said a senior municipal councilor.
Muharraq Municipal Council chairman Abdulnasser Al Mahmeed said the proposal has been submitted to the Municipal and Urban Pl
Thousands of Bahrainis and expatriates go to the polls today for the second round of voting in parliament and municipal council elections.
Eight parliament seats are up for grabs and will be contested by 16 candidates, including one of onl
Bahrainis living abroad can register to vote in next month's parliamentary and municipal elections from today (September 29).
Registration will be open until next Tuesday at Bahrain's 24 embassies, four consulates and two permanent mission