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Social Programs

Sightseeing tour

Date: November 27, 2013

Time: 10:00 – 15:00 (5 hours)

Meeting point: Conference Main Hall (Administration lobby) at the University of Bahrain

Tour end: Conference Main Hall (Administration lobby) at the University of Bahrain

This half-day tour begins in the Old Town and the historic heart of the city “Bab Albahrain”. Bab Albahrain is a historical building located in the Customs Square in Manama’s former central business district. It marks the main entrance to the Manama souq. Government Avenue, which runs in front of Bab Al Bahrain, contains many major banks and business establishments. The Gold City is a shopping complex for gold ornaments and is also located on Government Avenue. The trip continues into Bahrain National Museum,  the largest and one of the oldest public museums in Bahrain. The museum complex covers 27,800 sq meters and consists of two buildings. The museum possesses a rich collection of Bahrain’s ancient archaeological artifacts acquired since 1988, and covers 6000 years of Bahrain’s history. The complex includes three halls devoted to archaeology and the ancient civilization of the Dilmun, while two other halls depict the culture and lifestyle of Bahrain’s recent pre-industrial past. The tour ends with a Lunch in one of the most beautiful restaurants in Bahrain in Albander Resort.

Conference Dinner

Date: November 25, 2013

Time: 20:00 – 23:00 (3 hours)

Meeting point: Golden Tulip, Manama, Bahrain

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