Bahrain pioneered oil production in the Middle East beginning in the 1930s, establishing the region’s initial framework for the petroleum industry. Some 90 years later oil and gas operations comprise 18% of GDP, with the economy well diversified to host established financial services and industrial sectors, as well as unique tourism offerings.

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One of the first countries in the region to register cases of Covid-19, Bahrain has harnessed digital solutions to implement a robust medical response to the pandemic.

The implementation of social distancing measures in Bahrain has resulted in a widespread uptake of e-learning solutions, in order to minimise disruption to educational programmes.

Simultaneously strengthening its industrial potential and its foreign commercial ties, Bahrain has signed a series of deals with Italian firms in the energy and manufacturing sectors.


NATIONAL CHARACTER: While Bahrainis are interested in and open to foreign cultures, they are also very proud of their own identity, history and culture, and are willing to share their local customs and traditions with those who are interested to learn.


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Law No. 22 of 2018, known as the Reorganisation and Bankruptcy Law (New Law), was published in the Official Gazette on June 7, 2018 and came into effect on December 7, 2018. This repealed and replaced the Bankruptcy and Composition Law of 1987. The New Law brings innovation in bankruptcy dealings to the GCC, and encourages investment by laying...

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