Middle East Economic Survey
Bahrain To Establish Planning Ministry
Bahrains cabinet, meeting on 23 October, agreed to a proposal submitted by the National Assembly for a planning ministry to be established. No other details were given in the brief official announcement. Earlier this year, King Hamad bin 'Isa Al Khalifa issued a decree reshuffling the cabinet and setting up a National Oil and Gas Authority to replace the Ministry of Oil (MEES, 3 October). At...