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an open-air market in an Arabian city

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Despite the Old Manama Suq being more famous than the Old Muharraq Suq, government-presented statistics show that more tourists visit Muharraq," said council chairman Mohammed Al Sinan.
He referred to Suq Al Mubarakiya in Kuwait City as an example, explaining that it was much more organised than Manama despite both being from the same time period and following the same pattern.
We want to extend it to cover other areas of the old suq, but will plan that out later.
Money for the suq revamp has been set aside by the BCCI, which hopes to revive the suq as a shopping, cultural and tourism destination.
Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al-Khalifa said that a comprehensive plan had been endorsed to develop the old Manama Suq in cooperation with the private sector, represented by the (BCCI) Old Suqs Development Committee and other concerned parties.
At an induction event last week, 24 trainees were selected for the 16-week training programme, which will start on December 1 at SUQ.
Dr Coelen mentioned specifically the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between SUQ and Qatar Tourist Authority (QTA) to initiate a new Tour Guide License Programme intended to develop professional tour guides having rich knowledge of Qatar's history, its rich cultural heritage and its tourist sites.
Collectively, all the traders would have probably made business of not more than a few hundred dinars in the last seven days," said Old Suq Committee member Mahmood Al Namlaity.
A proposal to give specific areas of suq different names was yesterday tabled by Capital Trustees Board member Aziza Kamal, who initially suggested renaming open ground used for Hindu festivities Pearl Merchants Square - a recognition of its links to the pearling industry.
10 (BNA): Industry and Commerce Minister Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani met the Chairman of the Old Suq Committee of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) Khalid Al Zayani and a number of committee members.
Discussions could soon begin on a proposal to turn the Bab Al Bahrain suq into a tourist-only area, by removing shops that are not 'tourist-friendly', said Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) board member, Khalaf Hejair.
STRINGENT safety checks have been launched on 153 restaurants in the Old Manama Suq area to prevent accidents that could lead to injuries, death or massive damage to property.
10 (BNA)-- Construction work of Isa Town Popular Suq is complete, the Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Ministry has announced.
It came as BCCI board members toured the old Manama Suq for the first time.
The project aims to revitalise old Manama Suq into a trade hub and tourist destination without losing its urban identity.