Bahrain denies granting citizenship to Lebanese singer

Bahrain has denied news reports that it has granted citizenship to Lebanese singer Majida Al Roumi following her performance this week as part of the Bahrain Summer Festival.

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Published: Thu 22 Aug 2013, 8:20 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 5:29 PM

Some newspapers attributed such reports to a government official .

The office of the Kingdom of Bahrain’s official spokesperson refuted the reports and said that it had got nothing to do with the government’s official spokesperson.

All mass media are hereby requested to rectify the story and to comply with accuracy before publishing any news or statement and to obtain the precise information from the relevant original sources according to the ABC’s and professional ethics of journalism, it added.

The news reports were published after Roumi made statement praising Bahrain’s government efforts in tackling the menace of terrorism at her concert that was held on Sunday.

shamada@khaleejtimes.com



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