Ambassador Bondy Statement on Bahrain’s National Day

December 16, 2022 On behalf of the United States Embassy, I congratulate the government and people of the Kingdom of Bahrain as you commemorate the 51st anniversary of Bahrain’s independence and the Accession of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa. I would also like to extend my sincere congratulations on the opening of the …

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The U.S. Embassy and American Chamber of Commerce Host the 6th U.S. Alumni Reception

15 November 2022 Manama Bahrain:  In cooperation with the U.S. Embassy, the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Bahrain hosted the 6th annual U.S. alumni networking reception to honor the alumni of American universities and educational exchange programs.  U.S. Ambassador Steven Bondy along with the Chief of Strategic Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs H.E. …

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“Tamimi Markets” receives U.S. Ambassador in Dilmunia store

Dilmunia, Kingdom of Bahrain, Monday, 17 October 2022: “Tamimi Markets” organized an introductory tour to members of the U.S. Embassy on Sunday evening at “Tamimi Markets” store in the Mall of Dilmunia -the most prominent shopping and entertainment destination on Dilmunia Island-, with the participation of H.E. the U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain, Mr. Steven C. …

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‘Discover America’ set to delight Lulu shoppers

The bounty of American will be on display at Lulu Hypermarket’s popular annual Discover America Week festival which was inaugurated today (EDITOR: October 16, 2022) at the LuLu Hypermarket in Saar Atrium Mall. Doing the inaugural honours were Chief Guests H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Duaij Al Khalifa, President of the Court of HRH the Crown …

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OP-ED: Discover America Week – Discovering MY America and Yours

By Steven C. Bondy, Ambassador of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Bahrain The U.S. Embassy kicks off the annual “Discover America Week” on October 16.  This year’s theme focuses on Discovering “My” America and will feature the personal experiences of Bahrainis and Americans about their travels throughout the United States.  Using …

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President Biden Reaffirms U.S. Commitment to Bright Future in the Gulf Region

OP-ED Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain August 1, 2022   By Steven C. Bondy Ambassador of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Bahrain President Biden celebrated the United States’ close and enduring political, economic, and security partnership with friendly countries of the Middle East region during his July 13-16 official visit.  His meeting …

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Ambassador Bondy’s Independence Day Reception Remarks

May 16, 2022, 7:30 p.m.   Your Excellency Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Finance and National Economy; Ambassadors; Vice Admiral Cooper; distinguished officials; members of the diplomatic corps; honored guests; ladies and gentlemen; Massa Al Kheyr, wa Ahlan wa Sahlan. I would first like to honor the memory of United Arab Emirates …

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American Embassy Celebrates 246th Independence Day

The U.S. Embassy in Manama celebrated the 246th anniversary of the independence of the United States of America at the Ritz Carlton Hotel. Independence Day is a very special occasion for Americans, as it represents an opportunity to celebrate the democratic principles that were the basis the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and that have …

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U.S. Embassy Hosts Ramadan Iftar for Bahraini Youth

On Monday, April 11th, U.S. Ambassador Steven C. Bondy and Mrs. Bondy hosted an Iftar for Bahraini youth to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan and the strong friendship between the United States and Bahrain. During the Iftar, Ambassador Bondy recognized a number of the U.S. Embassy exchange program participants and participants in the Crown Prince …

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Our Unity is Our Strength: Putin Chose War. We Remain United with Ukraine.

For Immediate Release Our Unity is Our Strength: Putin Chose War.  We Remain United with Ukraine. U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain Steven Bondy   This is a dangerous moment for Europe and for freedom-loving people around the world.  President Vladimir Putin’s brutal assault on the people of Ukraine is an assault on the …

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Secretary Blinken Launches the Second U.S.-Bahrain Strategic Dialogue

For Immediate Release READOUT February 28, 2022 Secretary Blinken Launches the Second U.S.-Bahrain Strategic Dialogue The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:  Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken participated today with the Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid al-Zayani, in the virtual opening of the second U.S.-Bahrain Strategic Dialogue.  Throughout the week, U.S. and Bahraini …

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