Saudi Arabians voted 17 women into public office in municipal elections in the Islamic kingdom on Saturday, the first to allow female participation, a state-aligned news site reported.
The election was the first in which women cou
Hundreds of landowners on Bahrain's west coast could finally be allowed to build on their properties if a new move by the municipal council brings an end to a decades-long planning battle.
For almost 20 years, around 300 villa
Bahrain’s roads assistant undersecretary Huda Fakhro recently met with District 5 Municipal Council member at the Northern Governorate, Nader Hassan Yaqoub, where they highlighted infrastructure projects in the area.
A second multi-million dinar hospital is to be built at what will become Bahrain's biggest medical zone, a report said.
The Central Municipal Council has approved the plan, which comes just over a year after a stretch of land
A shopping area next to the old GCC (Pearl) Roundabout in Bahrain will undergo a full revamp, and plans are afoot to turn it into a thriving shopping district, said a senior official.
The Manama Municipal Council is considering a major fac
A request by merchants to build a new central market in Manama in addition to the Manama Central Market has been blocked by the municipal council.
Councillors said that central markets are old fashioned and that customers prefer shopping i