Work on target for Dragon Mall, Asian Dining Street in Bahrain

Set in the southwest corner of Diyar Al Muharraq on a 115,000 square metre area, Dragon City is the first-of-its kind development in Bahrain.

By Suad Hamada (Bahrain Roundup)

Published: Wed 25 Feb 2015, 9:11 PM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 9:58 PM

Diyar Al Muharraq, one of the leading urban developers in Bahrain, has announced that the main structural framework of Dragon Mall and the Asian Dining Street in Dragon City is completed and is well ahead of its targeted date as per the project’s timeline.

Set in the southwest corner of Diyar Al Muharraq on a 115,000 square metre area, Dragon City is the first-of-its kind development in Bahrain.

It has a gross floor area of approximately 51,000 square metres, 750 individual retail store spaces, warehouse space of around 4,500 sq metres, car parking for some 1,500 customer vehicles and incorporates an Asian Dining street of some 6,000 sq metres which is an architectural highlight in itself.


Winners  of ‘e-channels drive’ named

BBK, Bahrain’s pioneer in retail and commercial banking, has announced the names of the three winners of the e-channels campaign “Let BBK’s e-channels take you to the legendary Spanish League” which was launched in December 2014 and was aimed at encouraging clients to use the e-channels for their banking transactions.

Each of the three lucky winners has won two airline tickets to Barcelona, hotel accommodation for two and two tickets for the March 22, 2015 El Clasico football match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid FC.


KHCB monthly draw winners announced

Khaleeji Commercial Bank (KHCB), one of Bahrain’s fast growing Islamic retail banks, announced Rashid Aba-Namay as the winner of the $10,000 grand prize for the Al Waffer Monthly draw for the month of January 2015. Khaleeji Commercial Bank also announced the names of the four first prize winners as well as the 35 cash prize winners.

The monthly draw took place at the KHCB headquarters at Bahrain Financial Harbour  in the presence of KHCB officials.


REDTAG opens 10th store 

REDTAG, the Dubai-based value fashion chain, has opened its 10th store located at the brand new Seef Mall, Muharraq.

Poised to introduce  amazing features, the new store located on level 1, showcased its latest stunning spring collection.

The opening ceremony was attended by more than 60 guests, shoppers, members of the media, well-wishers and the senior management of REDTAG.

This new store brings the total number of locations in the Middle East to 147 stores.


BAC official gets key diploma

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the managing body and operator of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), recently praised the efforts of its chief commercial officer (CCO), Mohammed Khalil, in successfully completing the Iata Airport Strategic Management diploma, a certification in airport commercial management offered by leading experts from the International Air Transport Association (Iata).

The diploma is a significant accreditation for aviation professionals who are further provided with strategic management tools and analysis methodologies to effectively implement airport strategies.


Viva hosts 2015 partners event

Viva Bahrain has hosted for the fourth consecutive year its annual “partners appreciation event” at the Ritz Carlton Hotel.

Over 600 team members from the call centre, retail and distribution teams attended the event held to recognise the efforts of Viva’s partners.

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