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Bahrain marks
 National Day with fervour

Suad Hamada (Bahrain Beat) / 16 December 2012

Festivities illustrate high records of leadership in various sectors, including economic, social field

Celebrations of Bahrain National Day that falls today started last week showing that political unrest will soon turned to a memory and a lesson for all Bahrainis to learn from their mistakes and realise that they are connected through their love to Bahrain.

People moved to the streets with their red and white decorated cars to express their love to their hometown, while others enjoyed many festivals and events held to mark the day.

This celebrations illustrate the real picture of the country and the fine records of the leadership in various sectors, including economic and social sectors and the people’s living standards.

During current year, the Kingdom has witnessed high quality achievements in all sectors, and was able to move into the ranks of developed countries. Such achievements are based on the insight of its visionary leadership that is focussing on the uplift of Bahraini people. His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa pardons 247 inmates on the occasion of National Day. King Hamad issued a royal decree pardoning a total of 247 inmates convicted in different cases.

The pardoning comes as part of His Majesty the King’s keenness and care towards presenting inmates an opportunity to integrate back into the community and participate in the process of development.

‘Our Glory is in Our Heritage’

Education Minister Dr Majid Al Nuaimi opened last week a festival organised by the Students Services Directorate in celebration of Bahrain National Day and His Majesty King Hamad’s Accession to the Throne anniversary.

Fifty schools took part in “Our Glory is in Our Heritage” function. The education minister toured the festival and got updated on its sections which feature a wide range of popular handicrafts. He also opened a photo gallery in which 76 teachers from public and private schools participated. The education minister hailed the role of students’ activities in boosting communication among them and promoting values of citizenship and patriotism.

‘Bahrain: One Heart’ function

The youth campaign, “Bahrain: One Heart,” held on Friday its fifth function in the Khalifa bin Salman Park to mobilise support for the National Football team during the 21st Gulf Cup, due to be hosted by the kingdom from January 5 to 18, 2013.

The event, sponsored by Batelco, was organised in cooperation with the Muharraq Governorate which is celebrating the National Day and the 13th Anniversary of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s accession to the throne. The campaign will hold a mega function in City Centre on December 20 and will launch competitions through social networks.

Capital club celebrates N-Day

Capital Club Bahrain, the Kingdom’s premier private business club and a member of the ENSHAA group of companies, celebrated Bahrain’s National Day with a one-day festival on Thursday.

Members of Capital Club and the community were invited to taste Bahraini delicacies, whilst enjoying traditional live music by the renowned Bahraini band, Bin Fares; and purchasing goods designed by local artists, including jewellery, fashion and art.

The organiser of the event, Wafa Al Bushara, commented, “One of our missions at the Club is to help create opportunities for our young entrepreneurs and Bahraini talent, and we are pleased to play a role in creating a platform that we hope will lead to the growing success of these individuals.”


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