The Bahrain office recently held a British Council Week from 3 - 10 October with various on-site and off-site activities taking place the purpose of which was to raise awareness of what the British Council has to offer. Activities that were held during this time included:
HRH Duke of York recently visited the Bahrain from 6 - 8 October 2002 in his new role as the UK's Special Representative for International Trade and Investment.
During his visit he toured the British Council where he opened a Citizenship Education Exhibition and met visiting delegates from the Citizenship Foundation, UK as well as students from Ministry of Education and private schools.
He also viewed the exhibited work of the British Council students who participated in the Global Children Art Competition. He spoke to British Council students who were attending their regular classes and ended off his tour of the British Council by being presented to past ex-Chevening Scholars who attended UK Universities during the last 15 years.
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