Looking to the future

Nugent, Philippa
April 1997
Middle East;Apr97, Issue 266, p22
Reports on the diversification by Emir of Bahrain, Shaikh Isa Sulma Al-Khalifa, of the country's economy through trade in money and tourism. The shaikh's anticipation of a future when oil wealth would run out; Establishment of priorities; Promotion of economic diversification and growth; Reduction of budget deficit; Encouragement of training and Bahrainization.


Related Articles

  • New ruler faces battle to preserve Shaikh Isa's legacy. Trevelyan, Robert // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;3/19/1999, Vol. 43 Issue 11, p5 

    Describes the challenges faced by Shaikh Hamad, ruler of Bahrain replacing his father Shaikh Isa Bin Sulman al-Khalifa who died of a heart attack on March 6, 1999. Description of how Shaikh Isa ruled the country; Contributions made regarding the country's economic growth; Shaikh Hamad's role in...

  • Joint statement on the visit of His Highness Shaikh Essa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa, the amir of the state of Bahrain.  // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;6/08/98, Vol. 34 Issue 23, p1009 

    Presents the text of a joint statement on the visit of Shaikh Essa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa, the amir of Bahrain, to the United States. What the visit reflects; Issues discussed by US President Bill Clinton and the amir; Information on the call of US and Bahrain for the implementation of the...

  • People.  // Time;3/5/1979, Vol. 113 Issue 10, p81 

    The article offers information on several notable people. It relates that poet Allen Ginsberg reads his works in a department store in Brooklyn, New York City saying that he has a lot more older people as audience, especially little old Jewish ladies. It mentions that Sheik Isa Bin Sulman...

  • ECONOMY.  // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Bahrain;Oct2006, p4 

    The article reports on the economic conditions in Bahrain. With oil reserves expected to run out in 10-15 years, the country has stabilized its oil production and diversified the economy to financial services and business. As a result, it is now viewed as a leading Islamic financial center. The...

  • Leader Biography/Photograph.  // Bahrain Country Review;2001/2002, p16 

    Profiles H.H. Shaikh Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, the Emir of the State of Bahrain. Date and place of birth; Civil status; Number of children; Education; Previous positions.

  • BAHRAIN-SHIITES.  // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);11/4/2010, Vol. 194 Issue 4975, p13 

    The article reports on the restoration of the citizenship of Bahraini King Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa as a Shiite cleric.

  • Leader Biography.  // Bahrain Country Review;2012, p59 

    A biography is presented of King Shaikh Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa of Bahrain, which includes information on his family, education, political career and accomplishments in office.

  • BAHRAIN: RISK SUMMARY.  // Middle East Monitor: The Gulf;Jun2011, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p6 

    The article presents an overview on the business environment, political and economic risk of Bahrain.

  • ECONOMIC OVERVIEW.  // Bahrain Country Review;2007, p59 

    The article presents an economic outlook for Bahrain.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics