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Public Affairs Section

Welcome to the Press and Cultural Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Manama, Bahrain. This section disseminates information and conducts programs on a variety of topics that are of interest to Bahrainis and Americans. Our activities, in Bahrain and the United States, promote academic and professional exchanges between American and Bahraini individuals and institutions thereby increasing understanding and cooperation on an individual level. Our programs address topics and issues that are of importance to the U.S./Bahraini relationship, ranging from foreign policy to environmental protection and American political, economic and social systems.

The Press and Cultural Affairs Section is your point of contact on Cultural ProgrammingFulbright Scholarships including the Humphrey FellowshipsEnglish Language Teaching SupportSmall Grants Program, and more.

This section also provides a variety of services to individuals and organizations in the Bahraini and foreign media. Press inquiries to any section of the Embassy should be directed to the Press & Cultural Attaché at (973)1724-2700.