$2.6m Royal Fund for martyrs set up
Manama, March 6, 2014
The Royal Fund for Martyrs of Duty was set up last night by Deputy King His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa with an initial allocation of BD1 million ($2.6 million).
Following the orders of His Majesty the King, the Deputy King, directed authorities to fast-track the fund’s establishment to help the families of the martyrs, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.
Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company and the National Bank of Bahrain announced a donation BD100,000 each to the fund. - TradeArabia News Service